Camp Fire West Michigan 4C | Light the fire within

Provider Resoures

Camp Fire West Michigan 4C encourages anyone who is interested in building our future by supporting youth and their families, to become an advocate.  To learn more about early childhood and youth issues and how to make a difference, check out the links below.

 

Accreditation in Childcare is Excellence

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Accreditation is important for.....

Parents & Children:

  1. Children receive high quality care and education
  2. Children are more ready to enter school

Providers:

  1. "The process of looking at national standards and making imporvements to my program is very empowering." (from a family home child care provider just earning her accreditation)
  2. "I feel so good knowing that I am doing all I can for the children in  my care." (from a family home child care provider just earning her accreditation)
  3. It increases the teachers' and directors' feeling of accomplisment.

Community:

  1. Accreditation provides standards of high quality child care and education based on research.
  2. Accreditation reminds all of us how important the early years are for a child's development.
  3. Accreditation promotes the provider's professional development.

 

For More Information about National Accreditation Associations for early childhood programs:

Child Care Centers & Preschools

Family & Group Home Child Care: