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Enroll in Self-Study

The first step to becoming accredited through the National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs is to enroll in Self-Study. Along with the Self-Study Application, a copy of the program’s current operating license and a copy of the latest licensing inspection report must be submitted to [email protected] as part of the application process.

Complete the online Self-Study enrollment by clicking on the Enroll Now button and choose the Self-Study Program option. You can also download the Enrollment Form. Accreditation fees are based on licensed capacity. Programs can pay using a credit card or select the Bill Me option. If selecting Bill Me, submit a copy of the invoice with payment and mail to:

Association for Early Learning Leaders
1250 S. Capital of Texas Hwy.
Bldg 3, Ste. 400
Austin, TX 78746

The Accreditation Manual will be mailed within two weeks of receipt of full payment.

The Self-Study is effective for two years from the date of enrollment. Programs must submit the Request for Validation Visit and all required support documents/materials prior to the expiration of the Self-Study.

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