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Wayland accreditation & accolades

In our quest to reach the highest professional standards, we’re proud to share our achievements and affiliations.


 NAECY 2017
Valid until: 8/1/2019
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accredits early childhood programs according to health, safety and education standards. The standards are intended to provide a reliable and accountable accreditation system to encourage the field of early childhood education to strive for a new level of excellence.
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2016 DIRECTORS: Jan Tiger and Kim Mazzola
The Director of the Year Award is an owner-nominated award. To be eligible, the School must have received excellent Quality Assurance reviews, have great staff retention and the director and faculty must participate in ongoing Goddard Systems University professional development training. In addition, the director must have at least two years’ experience and be available to other directors for mentoring.
AFFILIATION: Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21)


P21 is a national organization championing 21st century skills and serves as a catalyst to position 21st century readiness for every student by building collaborative partnerships among educational, business, community and government leaders. The Goddard School has become the first preschool program to join P21.

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AFFILIATION: Assessment Tools
Assessment tools assist teachers in making informed and individualized instructional decisions. Stress-free and developmentally appropriate for young learners, assessment tools determine each student’s level of comfort with early literacy and mathematics concepts. These tools have been vetted by education experts and are used by schools, districts and state agencies nationwide.

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