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Avon accreditation & accolades

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

 

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ACCREDITATION: Ohio Healthy Kids Certification
Valid Until: 10/01/2017

The project offers early care and education programs the opportunity to earn recognition as an Ohio Healthy Program. Steps toward this designation include: attending Ohio Approved professional development which uses the Healthy Children, Healthy Curriculum, implementing a wellness policy, improving menus and engaging families.

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ACCREDITATION: STEP UP TO QUALITY - 5 Star
2016
Ohio’s Step Up To Quality system is a voluntary quality rating system for ODJFS licensed childcare programs. It recognizes early care and education programs that exceed quality benchmarks over and above Ohio's licensing standards and makes it easy to find a great childcare and early learning program for your child. Step Up To Quality programs earn one, two or three, etc. stars – the more stars, the better. Each star signals a higher standard of staff qualifications and planned early learning activities. All Star Rated programs are good for children.
   
AWARD: Circle of Excellence
2016
Goddard’s Circle of Excellence Award recognizes franchisees that meet the highest standards set by GSI in the areas of health and safety, curriculum, overall quality, punctual reporting and business operations. Eligibility is limited to franchisees that score in the highest range in all of these categories.
 
AWARD: BRAND AMBASSADOR AWARD
2014
The Brand Ambassador Award acknowledges a franchisee that has gone above and beyond GSI’s system standards to keep its facility and program current and competitive while meeting GSI’s highest standards in the areas of quality assurance, business operations, brand standards, marketing, advertising and public relations.

AWARD: Outstanding Customer Experience
Midwest Region - 2012
The Outstanding Customer Experience Award is presented annually. It recognizes those that have developed a culture within their Goddard School that ensures members of their management team and faculty provide the highest level of customer service to current and prospective Goddard families.
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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.
 
ACCREDITATION: AdvancED and Middle States Corporate Accreditation

Goddard Systems, Inc., the franchisor of The Goddard School, has received corporate accreditation from both AdvancED and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, which acknowledges that we continue to maintain and improve our high-quality early childhood education program.

 

 
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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