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NAEYC Program Accreditation

The NAEYC Commission on Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation awards accreditation to associate degree programs that demonstrate evidence of meeting the Professional Preparation Standards.  Accreditation provides a framework for self st...

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Program Accreditation: AS and AAS Degrees

The A.S. Childhood Education and Family Studies and A.A.S. Preschool Child Development at Southwestern are accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, www.naeyc.org.  The accreditation runs from July 2018 through July 2025.

 

Southwestern's programs are accredited through the end of the 21-22 academic year. Southwestern does not plan to pursue further accreditation through NAEYC beyond 2022.

Program Outcomes - current report

2020-2021 Annual Report

Program Outcomes - 2021

2019-2020 Annual Report

Program Outcomes - 2020

2018-2019 Annual Report

2017 Self Study Renewal Report 

2016-2017 Annual Report 

2015-2016 Annual Report 

2014-2015 Annual Report

2012-2013 Annual Report

2011-2012 Annual Report

2011 Report - for reports contact the Accreditation Liaison Officer or the Office of Instruction

2009 Self Study

Southwestern received original accreditation notice March 31, 2011 from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) for degree program accreditation.

For more information regarding the accreditation status and requirements, visit the NAEYC website.

NAEYC Accreditation has been maintained through continued program strength.  The NAEYC Commission on Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation awards accreditation to associate degree programs that demonstrate evidence of meeting the Professional Preparation Standards.  Accreditation provides a framework for self study, external evaluation and improvement in the quality of teacher preparation programs.

Accreditation by NAEYC is a national honor with Southwestern accreditation covering the AS and AAS degrees.

 

Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs
 of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
1313 L Street NW, Suite 500
Washington  DC 20005
(800) 424-2460 ext. 8007

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Campus Contacts:

Maidie Rosengarden, EdD

Associate Professor
Family Center
1980 Newmark Ave
Coos Bay OR  97420

(541) 888-1575

or contact the Accreditation Liaison Officer

Other campus contacts:

Taya Noland

Childhood Educator Director
1980 Newmark Ave
Coos Bay OR  97420

(541) 888-7336