Jewish Community Center of Chicago Early Childhood consistently exceeds standards that other organizations strive to achieve. NAEYC and Kehillah accreditation confirms what families we serve already know. JCC Early Childhood is the gold standard in Jewish Early Childhood education.
National Association for
the Education of Young Children
The NAEYC torch signifies a program is NAEYC accredited. Being NAEYC accredited means that your JCC Early Childhood program has voluntarily undergone a comprehensive process of self analysis and external review to verify compliance with the highest delivery standards of education, health and safety.
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The Early Childhood Kehillah of
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
Meeting Kehillah criteria is a distinction and an honor for the Jewish Community Center of Chicago. Kehillah accreditation is a rigorous, voluntary process by which we demonstrate meeting standards of excellence in Jewish Early Childhood Education. Accredited sites foster a strong love of Judaism, an enriched Jewish identity and a secure sense of community for young children and their families.
A prerequisite for Kehillah consideration is accreditation by NAEYC.
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