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National Recognition for Nyack's Early Childhood Ed Programs

Posted by Deborah.Walker on Wednesday February 6, 2013

School of Education Dean JoAnn Looney announced that accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) has been extended through 2018. The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) awarded national recognition to Nyack’s Early Childhood programs.

Dr. Looney credits Nyack’s Early Childhood Education program Chair Dr. Sherry Jarrett, and Director of Assessment Prof. Kristen Luba with a job well done.

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), founded in 1926, is the world's largest advocacy group working on behalf of young children. The mission of the NAEYC has three main goals:

•    Improving professional practice and working conditions in early childhood education.
•    Supporting early childhood programs by working to achieve a high-quality system of early childhood education.
•    Building a high-performing, inclusive organization of groups and individuals who are committed to promoting excellence in early childhood education for all young children.

The campus community celebrates with the School of Education on this latest accomplishment.

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