Accredited by NAEYC


The Needham Children’s Center, Inc. is accredited by the NAEYC Academy of Early Childhood Programs (NAEYC).

NAEYC administers the largest and most widely recognized national, voluntary, professionally sponsored accreditation system for all types of early childhood schools and child care centers. NAEYC is the nation’s largest organization of early childhood educators. Needham Children’s Center, Inc. is recognized for consistently meeting or exceeding the national standard of child care excellence set by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

What is Accreditation?

Early childhood programs accredited by NAEYC’s National Academy of Early Childhood Programs have voluntarily undergone a comprehensive process of internal self-study, invited external professional review to verify compliance with the Criteria for High-Quality Early Childhood Programs, and been found to be in substantial compliance with the Criteria. A copy of the Criteria can be obtained from the NAEYC.