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National Accreditation

Accreditation is a valuable tool for evaluating the quality of child care programs according to professional standards and for strengthening programs. Achieving accreditation shows parents and potential employees that the child care program is committed to high standards of quality and ongoing program improvement.

Here are some links to early care and education accrediting organizations:

Here is a link to the National Program Standards Crosswalk Tool on the Administration for Children & Families Office of Child Care website:

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