Accreditation Interactions Between Teachers & Children Standards
These standards are to be used as orientation to the Accreditation Process. All standards are in the Accreditation Manual with indicators that serve as evidence the standard is met. Programs considering pursuing accreditation through the National Accreditation Commissionshould enroll in Self-Study.
E1. Children’s development of trust and emotional security is promoted with consistent, responsive, and nurturing teachers.
E2. A positive sense of self is promoted through respectful teacher-child interactions.
E3. Cooperative and positive social behaviors are promoted through opportunities for learning reciprocity, empathy and social skills.
E4. Positive guidance techniques are used to promote the development of self-control and self-regulation.
E5. Age appropriate self-help skills are encouraged to promote personal responsibility and autonomy.
E6. Children's overall emotional well-being is supported by the classroom environment.
E7. Snack and mealtimes are pleasant and social learning experiences for children.