Middle States Corporate Accreditation
Goddard Systems, Inc. earned Middle States Corporate Accreditation in 2011. The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA) has provided accreditation to colleges, secondary schools and elementary schools for more than 100 years. Recently, the MSA began providing accreditation standards for early childhood education. This accreditation acknowledges the work that GSI does to ensure that Goddard Schools continue to maintain high-quality early childhood education programs.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
Goddard Systems, Inc. is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. Professional development for faculty is required by all states. The number of hours varies according to each state’s regulations. Goddard Systems University (GSU) provides professional development to the Schools. The GSU Field Instructors have degrees in early education and several years of experience working with children. They bring their education and expertise as they provide professional development in such areas as child development, health and safety, curriculum and classroom practices and other topics pertaining to early education.
Council for Professional Recognition
GSU training hours can be applied to a Child Development Associate (CDA) certification, a nationally recognized credential awarded by the Council for Professional Recognition.
1 AdvancED Standards for 2012-13. New Standards for Quality.