ERIC Number: ED386272
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
The Academy Update (Early Childhood Professionals Collaborating for Quality), 1992-1995.
Academy Update, v7 n1 Fall 1992-v10 n1 Fall 1995
This document consists of six issues of a newsletter entitled "Academy Update", extending from fall 1992 through fall 1995 (three years). This serial is published by the National Academy of Early Childhood (NAEYC) programs to improve and recognize the quality of care and education provided for young children in early childhood programs. The "Academy Update" supports this goal by providing early childhood professionals (including directors, validatory members, and commissioners involved in accreditation) with current information and feedback on the accreditation system. This document contains six issues of the "Academy Update." The feature articles of Volume 7, Number 1 are: "Pennsylvania School Board Recognizes Accreditation"; "New Policies Strengthen Accreditation"; Clarifying Misinformation about NAEYC and Accreditation"; and "Thoughts on Using Media in "Programs". The feature articles of Volume 8 Number 1 are: "American Business Collaboration Supports NAEYC Accreditation"; "Public and Private Funds for Accreditation Growing"; "Children's World Accredits 100 Centers"; and "Serving Children with Disabilities; Parents Speak". The feature articles of issue Volume 8 Number 2 are: "Chicago AEYC Receives $2.1 Million Accreditation Grant"; "New Tax Credits Mean Lower Taxes or Bigger Refunds"; "NAEYC Revokes Accreditation"; and "Cautions on Supervision". The feature articles of volume 9, number 1 include: "Companies Discover Quality Child Care is Good Business"; "Continuity of Relationships among Adults and Children is Essential for Quality;""'Validation Procedures and Ethics' Generates Diverse Views from Directors, Validators"; and "Reaccreditation: A Tool for Continuous Quality Improvement." The feature articles of Volume 9, Number 2 are: "New Child Care Study Supports Accreditation"; "Diversity and Accreditation Standards: Congruent or Conflicting"; and "Foundation Supports Professional Development for Directors and Quality for Children. The feature articles for Volume 10, Number 1 are: "Major Corporations To Invest $100 Million in Dependent Care"; "10th Year of Accreditation Is a Time for Reflection"; and "Understanding Quality and the Cultural Context." (AP)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accreditation (Institutions), Child Health, Child Welfare, Childhood Needs, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Institutional Evaluation, Program Design, Program Development, Quality Control, Young Children
National Academy of Early Childhood Programs, 1509 16th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036-1426.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for the Education of Young Children, Washington, DC.
Note: Volume 2, number 2 was not published.