Thinking of studying early childhood education? What are the benefits of choosing Arizona NAEYC accredited early childhood degree programs? As a faculty member at Northern Arizona University, Martha Muñoz was deeply involved in the accreditation process for undergraduate and advanced early childhood degree programs in NAU's College of Education. She shares information about the process from her recent presentation at NAEYC's Professional Learning Institute 2018 in Austin, Texas. Learn more.
Beginning April 1,2018, a DES investment will offer an increased reimbursement to nationally accredited child care providers of 20% from the previous rate of 10%. AzAEYC Board member Camille Lachar-Lofaro explains the DES investment in accreditation and why accreditation is important in determining quality. Read more.