ERIC Number: ED389424
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Standards & Procedures for Voluntary Accreditation of Early Childhood Education Programs in Missouri.
Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City.; Missouri Board for Voluntary Accreditation of Childhood Education Programs, Columbia.
This document is the self-study portion of the Standards and Procedures for Voluntary Accreditation of Early Childhood Education Programs in Missouri. The self-study, an opportunity for programs to demonstrate their ability to meet certain standards, consists of quality indicators under 6 major headings: (1) provide a healthy and safe environment (45 major indicators); (2) foster physical and intellectual growth and development and creative expression (28 major indicators); (3) build positive self-esteem and individual responsibility (15 major indicators); (4) develop and maintain positive interaction of children and adults (11 major indicators); (5) communication and coordination between home and center (10 major indicators); (6) maintain effective personnel communications and efficient management practices (14 major indicators). The document also includes an application form and other forms for accreditation. (JW)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Child Development Centers, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Educational Improvement, Evaluation Criteria, Institutional Evaluation, Quality Control, Self Evaluation (Groups), Standards, State Standards
Missouri Center for Voluntary Accreditation of Childhood Education Programs, Stephens College, Campus Box 2022, Columbia, MO 65215 ($15 each; 2 or more copies, $10 each; add $3 postage and handling on orders up to $15, $4 on orders $15-$30, and $5 on orders over $30).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City.; Missouri Board for Voluntary Accreditation of Childhood Education Programs, Columbia.
Note: For related documents, see ED 258 689 and PS 023 745-747.