NAEYC Accreditation


The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), provides a national, voluntary accreditation system to help raise the quality of all types of preschools, kindergartens, and childcare centers. Since the system began in 1985, NAEYC Accreditation has provided a powerful tool through which early childhood professionals, families, and others concerned about the quality of early childhood education can evaluate programs, compare them with professional standards, strengthen the program, and commit to ongoing evaluation and improvement. Laurel Height UMC Weekday School has been accredited through NAEYC since 1989.

Laurel Heights UMC Weekday School is fully accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, and maintains the highest standards of operation. The accreditation is unique in that only a very few preschools choose to undergo this intense process of review. This exemplifies our true commitment to provide the optimal environment for your child to develop cognitively, socially, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Laurel Heights exemplifies the high-quality early childhood program standards set forth by NAEYC through fostering positive relationships with children, families, and the community, using effective teaching staff approaches, ongoing assessments and communication with families, and promoting nutrition and health, while keeping all children safe.

For more information about NAEYC Accreditation and to better understand why Laurel Heights UMC is the right choice for your child, please visit the following website.