National Accreditation Commission Accreditation Forms
To submit your forms and documentation, complete an instant submission (now available for select forms) or e-mail your form and documentation.
Instant Online Form Submission
Select Accreditation Forms are now available for online completion and instant submission. Click the link for the appropriate form and the form will open for you to complete. Once you have filled out all the required questions, there will be an opportunity to review your form prior to submission. Upon clicking Submit, you will receive immediate confirmation of successful submission via a Thank You page. If you have any questions regarding your submission, please contact the Accreditation Office.
Download the appropriate form and e-mail your form and documentation using one (1) single PDF attachment (multiple attachments or other file types, including Zip or Drive Share, will not be accepted) to [email protected]. There is a $25 minimum Hard Copy Submission Processing fee for paperwork mailed to the National Accreditation Commission; processing fee will increase based on the number of pages and will be invoiced to the program. If you are having difficulties e-mailing your submission, please contact the Accreditation Office for assistance.
Paperwork must be received by the due date to be considered on time.
Late Fees and Citation Fees will be applied to paperwork that is past due.
Payment for reports and documentation is due within 45 days of paperwork submission.
Paperwork will not be reviewed until payment is complete; delays may negatively affect your program’s accreditation. Failure to make payments in a timely manner will incur a citation fee.
You will receive confirmation of receipt via e-mail. If you do not receive an e-mail confirmation within 5 business days of your paperwork’s due date, please contact the Accreditation office. Confirmation of receipt does not imply submission is complete or accepted. It is recommended you acquire a tracking number and hold onto your tracking number until you have received your confirmation e-mail.
Documents To Download or Complete Instant Submission
> Initial Notification Form
Notification regarding changes to the program. To begin the process for maintaining compliance during program changes, this Initial Notification form is the first step to be completed.
For use by programs that are not currently accredited. Download the form that corresponds to the version of the Accreditation Manual issued at time of Self-Study Enrollment.
A program must be in Self-Study a minimum of 6-months prior to requesting for a validation visit. This form and the Request for Validation Visit form (found in the Accreditation Manual), required documentation, and payment must be received prior to the Self-Study expiration date. A fee is required.
For use by programs that are currently accredited. Download the form that corresponds to the version of the Accreditation Manual issued at time of Self-Study Enrollment.
Currently Awarded programs must submit this form with the program’s Request for Validation Visit (found in the Accreditation Manual), required documentation, and payment one year prior to expiration, on the third anniversary date, to allow time for the Visit process and avoid a lapse in Accreditation. No extensions will be given. If the program does not feel ready to submit the Request for Validation Visit by the third anniversary date, a third Annual Report will be due in its stead. The Request for Validation Visit may be submitted subsequently. A fee is required.
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