1,000 reasons to celebrate

  Today, the KinderCare family has 1,000 reasons to celebrate. The national accreditation of Woodcreek KinderCare in Roseville, California, marks the 1,000th center that has achieved this distinction of quality. Below is the text of a joint letter from CEO of KU Early Learning Programs Elanna Yalow and Vice President of Quality and Accreditation Kathie…

WATCH: New accreditation tutorial videos available now

Accreditation is a true mark of excellence. As Knowledge Universe works toward the goal of having 100 percent of centers nationally accredited, sharing best practices is key. Whether you’re new to the process or want ideas for how to talk to parents about your accreditation, the new accreditation tutorial video series is here to help!…

Take the KinderCare virtual tour

If a picture is worth a 1,000 words, a 360-degree virtual view is nearly priceless. This week KinderCare launched an exciting new tool on their website: a virtual center tour guiding visitors through a 360-degree, classroom-by-classroom view of a center. After the success of last summer’s Champions virtual tour, the Marketing team turned their attention…

Spotlight on a NAEYC Academy accreditation coordinator

On the fifth floor of the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC) headquarters in downtown Washington, D.C., Lynn Johnson and two other accreditation coordinators field calls and review accreditation materials to approve early childhood education programs as candidates for accreditation. For 23 years Lynn has worked for the NAEYC Academy, the association’s…