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Simpsonville accreditation & accolades

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

 

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P21 EXEMPLAR - PARTNERSHIP FOR 21ST CENTURY SKILLS: A NETWORK OF BATTELLE FOR KIDS
The mission of P21: A network of Battelle for Kids (BFK) is to serve as a catalyst to position 21st century readiness at the center of American K-12 education by building collaborative partnerships among education, business, community and government leaders. P21, now a network of BFK, will continue to support a vision for learning to ensure 21st century readiness for every student. The Goddard School located in Simpsonville strives to follow in their footsteps by providing the best possible learning environment, educational framework and professional development opportunities.
 

AWARD: pHILIP sCHUMACHER sCHOLARSHIP
2019-2020

The Philip Schumacher Scholarship was named for the retired President and CEO of Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI). This $10,000 scholarship is presented annually to a franchisee who exemplifies managing an outstanding business, commitment to maintaining and improving The Goddard School brand as well as being valued by their community and respected by fellow franchisees for his/her commitment to quality.

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AWARD: Circle of Excellence For Education
2019-2020 & 2020-2021

Goddard’s Circle of Excellence Award for Education acknowledges Schools that provide the highest-quality and most consistent educational programs in every classroom. To be considered for the award, each School must earn one of the top two ratings of its state’s licensing program, become accredited by at least one of the four primary accreditors or achieve P21 (Partnership for 21st Century Learning) Exemplar status.  Schools that earn this award represent some of the top education programs in our system.

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AWARD: Circle of Excellence President's Club
2018-2019

Goddard’s Circle of Excellence President’s Club Award recognizes franchisees that meet the highest standards set by GSI in the areas of education and business operations. It also recognizes Schools that promote and enhance The Goddard School brand, improve the services offered to families and help position The Goddard School as a thought leader in early childhood education and care. Only the most prestigious Schools in the system earn this award.

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AWARD: NATIONAL GODDARD SCHOOL TEACHER OF THE YEAR
2017: Everith Radcliffe and Ashlee Summer
Each year, during National Teacher Appreciation Week, Goddard Systems, Inc. recognizes 4 outstanding Goddard School teachers or teacher teams, out of 8,000, for their excellence in early childhood education. Click here to learn more.
   
AWARD: DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
2017 DIRECTOR: Kim Groves
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.
ACCREDITATION: NAEYC Accredited
ACCREDITATION: NAEYC Accredited
Valid Until: 8/1/2020
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.

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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AFFILIATION: CHILD CARE AWARE® OF AMERICA
Provider Id. #45088 

Child Care Aware® of America is the nation's most respected hub of child care information for parents and child care providers. It helps families learn more about the elements of quality child care and how to locate programs in their communities. If you currently serve in the United States military, you may be eligible for Child Care Aware® of America’s Fee Assistance and Respite Child Care Programs, which help military families pay for child care costs.

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AWARD: Greenville County Childcare Association: Teacher of the Month!
March 2015

One of the teachers at The Goddard School located in Simpsonville, SC was recognized as Teacher of the Month in March 2015 by the Greenville County Childcare Association (GCCA)! GCCA is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote and encourage quality childcare in Greenville County. It has been in existence for more than 25 years and provides training, coordination, communication, peer support and fellowship to childcare professionals in Greenville County.

   
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.

AWARD: Rookie of the Year
2006
Goddard’s Rookie of the Year Award recognizes the rookie School who has met the highest standards in the areas of overall quality, health & safety, curriculum and business operations.

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