Accreditation

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Earn Accreditation

Child Care Aware logo Accreditation remains the recognized benchmark for quality early education. We can help you reach accreditation standards and provide technical assistance to ensure you have the skills to help children reach for a successful future.

The Family Conservancy provides a variety of services to facilitate early education programs’ achievement of accreditation through technical assistance.

Accreditation in Missouri
We can also help you earn Missouri Accreditation.
Missouri Accreditation of Programs for Children and Youth 
Both family child care and center programs are eligible for accreditation in Missouri

Center accreditation
Centers can earn national accreditation through the National Association for the Education of Young Children.  Center-Based Early Education Programs.
National Association for the Education of Young Children

Missouri Accreditation of Programs for Children and Youth 

Family child care accreditation
Family child care providers can earn national accreditation through the National Association for Family Child Care. Family Child Care Programs
National Association for Family Child Care Accreditation 
Missouri Accreditation of Programs for Children and Youth

Who is eligible
Early education programs in Andrew, Atchison, Bates, Benton, Buchanan, Caldwell, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Henry, Hickory, Holt, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Platte, Ray, Saint Clair, Nodaway and Worth counties in Missouri and Wyandotte, Johnson, Leavenworth, and Miami and counties in Kansas.

To get started
Please call our Quality Initiatives office at 913-342-1110 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information and associated fees.