ERIC Number: ED461412
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Academy Update (Early Childhood Professionals Collaborating for Quality), 1986-1992.
Academy Update, v1 n1 Fall 1986-v6 n2 Win/Spr 1992
This document consists of the first 15 consecutive issues of a newsletter published by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs (The Academy), a division of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The newsletter focuses on providing information and feedback on early childhood programs for early childhood professionals, directors, validators, and commissioners involved with accreditation. Regular features include: "Direct Assistance" and "Feedback for Validators," including tips. Feature articles include: (1) "Accreditation Helps Raise Salaries"; (2) "Quality = Risk Management"; (3) "PBS Documentary Promotes Accreditation"; (4) "Why Accreditation?"; (5) "Academy Launches Media Campaign"; (6) "Ignoring Racial and Cultural Differences May Encourage Prejudice in Young Children"; (7) "What Does High Quality Child Care Really Cost?"; (8) "Accreditation: A Shaggy Dog Story" (Ellen Khokha); (9) "New Corporate Funding to Improve Child Care and Support Accreditation"; (10) "Congress Finally Remembers the Children"; (11) "Caring for Children in Time of War" (Sue Bredekamp); and (12) "AT&T Funds for Accreditation." Other topics covered include: self-studies, validation visits, classroom observations, parent education, developmentally appropriate practice, curriculum, staff recruitment, anti-discrimination policies, toy safety, and complaint policies. (BGC)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Curriculum, Early Childhood Education, Educational Assessment, Educational Quality, Professional Development, Professional Training, Standards
National Academy of Early Childhood Programs, 1509 16th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036-1426. Tel: 800-424-2460 (Toll Free); Tel: 202-232-8777.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Early Childhood Programs, Washington, DC.