In the coming year, NAEYC, New America, and the T.E.A.CH. Early Childhood National Center are working to address the complicated policies where higher education and early education meet. Here are our agendas.
Sue Russell, Mary Harrill, Abbie Lieberman
With so many required assessments, it’s understandable why the word itself may bring up negative feelings for teachers. But understanding the different types of assessment and how you can use them to support your reflection and planning is important.
Celeste C. Bates, Stephanie Madison Schenck, Hayley J. Hoover
As a preschool teacher, you know that the work you do impacts children’s whole lives. High-quality early learning leads to many positive outcomes in life, including increased educational attainment, healthier lifestyles, and more successful careers.
NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
NAEYC Accreditation continuously collects feedback from programs and assessors to understand how well assessment items perform. Based on this analysis, we update guidance and/or select assessment items annually.
Today, 97 percent of all KinderCare Education centers are accredited by NAEYC! Read this blog post by the Director of Quality & Accreditation on how KinderCare managed to navigate the accreditation process, as well as practical tips and advice for other p