Center for Early Childhood Professional Development

Reflecting Oklahoma's commitment to high quality early care and education by providing professional development that produces results!

Accreditation Organizations

Is your child care program interested in pursuing the Three-Star rating in Oklahoma's Reaching for the Stars program? Click below or call directly those agencies your program is most interested in pursuing to find out more information about the accreditation agencies recognized by the State of Oklahoma.

ACSI  the Association of Christian Schools International supports institutions housed within a religious affiliated child care program. 1-800-367-0798. Click here to go to the ACSI web site.

AdvancEDAdvancEd provides accreditation for early learning schools. 1-888-413-3669 Click here to go to AdvancED website.

APPLE – the Accredited Professional Preschool Learning Environment. 1-877-634-9874. Click here to go to the APPLE web site.

CARF International – the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. 1-888-281-6531. Click here to go to the CARF International web site.

COA – the Council on Accreditation is for licensed behavioral health programs.  -212-797-3000. Click here to go to the COA web site.

NAC – the National Accreditation Commission For Early Care and Education meets two and three Star criteria for Child Care Centers. 1-800-537-1118. Click here to go to the National Accreditation Commission web site. 

NAEYC – the National Association for the Education of Young Children supports child care centers that care for children ages six weeks to school age. 1-800-424-2460. Click here to go to the NAEYC web site.

NAFCC – the National Association for Family Child Care supports only family child care homes. 1-801-269-9338 or Toll Free 1-800-359-3817. Click here to go to the NAFCC web site.

NECPA – the National Early Childhood Program Accreditation supports child care centers that care for children ages six weeks to school age. 1-855-706-3272. Click here to go to the NECPA web site.



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