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How to search for accredited programs?

  • 1.  How to search for accredited programs?

    Posted 10-09-2019 02:39 PM
    I can't find what used to be on NAEYC's website, a page where one could put in a zip code or town and get a list of all NAEYC-accredited programs there.  This was a valuable resource for parents searching for high quality child care, and a recruitment tool as well.  If it's really gone, many of us will miss it.

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    John Surr
    Peace Educators Interest Forum
    Charlottesvle VA
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  • 2.  RE: How to search for accredited programs?

    Posted 10-10-2019 05:05 PM
    John,
    We received this response regarding the search back on 8/23/19:

    Thank you for contacting NAEYC Accreditation of Early Learning Programs.  I apologize for the delay in response, we are currently experiencing an increase in our call and email volume and you that have caused a longer than average response times. Due to some technology glitches with the accreditation portal, the search is temporarily unavailable. We are working to update the search and will have it available again as soon as possible.

    I apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.

    Thank you,

    Malcolm Leatherbury

    NAEYC Accreditation of Early Learning Programs | Quality Improvement & Program Support

    Phone: (800) 424-2460, option 3



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    Kim Spankowski
    Education Director
    Grandma's House Day Care Center
    Brookfield WI
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  • 3.  RE: How to search for accredited programs?

    Posted 10-11-2019 06:35 AM

    They've been drowning in inquiries for months because of this "technical difficulty"!



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    John Surr
    Peace Educators Interest Forum
    Charlottesvle VA
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  • 4.  RE: How to search for accredited programs?

    Posted 10-11-2019 09:45 AM
    Hello all,

    This website works --- https://families.naeyc.org/search_programs
    The only issue with it is that it does not integrate with Google Maps correctly so the locations might be a little off.

    John

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    John Krantz
    Pensacola FL
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  • 5.  RE: How to search for accredited programs?

    Posted 10-11-2019 10:00 AM
    I just tried your link, John, and none of our four centers showed up. Hope it is fixed soon.

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    Kim Spankowski
    Education Director
    Grandma's House Day Care Center
    Brookfield WI
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  • 6.  RE: How to search for accredited programs?

    Posted 10-11-2019 12:38 PM

    We appreciate the feedback and understand the value of the Accredited Program Search. Reinstating the site search continues to be a top priority for NAEYC. 

    There are several system issues we are continuing to troubleshoot which impact the Program Search.  NAEYC will relaunch the search service once we are assured that both the search functionality and the results returned are fully operational and accurate.  Please know that NAEYC is doing everything in our power to get this service restored as soon as possible.

    In the interim we are partnering with states to verify a program's accreditation status while the Program Search is under development.  

    If an individual program needs proof of accreditation, they should email Accreditation.Information@naeyc.org.  

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    Kristen Johnson
    NAEYC Accreditation of Early Learning Programs
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