ERIC Number: ED389425
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Standards & Procedures for Voluntary Accreditation of School Age Child Care 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 School Age Child Care 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 (43 major indicators); (2) foster physical and intellectual growth and development and creative expression (28 major indicators); (3) build positive self-esteem and individual responsibility (13 major indicators); (4) develop and maintain positive interaction of children and adults (9 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 application materials for accreditation. (JW)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, After School Programs, Educational Improvement, Elementary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Institutional Evaluation, Quality Control, School Age Day Care, Self Evaluation (Groups), State Standards
Missouri Center for Voluntary Accreditation of Childhood Education Programs, Stephens College, Campus Box 2022, Columbia, MO 65215 ($15 each; two 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 023 745-746.