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Yorktown accreditation & accolades

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


Daily Press Choice Award

Best Preschool in Yorktown

Reader's Choice Award

The Goddard School's in the Norfolk, VA area were selected by readers of Hampton Roads Magazine as a "Best Of" recipient for early childhood development in the July issue.

AWARD: YEDA Award of Achievement
AWARD: YEDA Award of Achievement
This award of achievement is presented by the Yorktown Economic Development Authority of York County, Virginia for Economic Contribution to the Community.
AFFILIATION: Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21)
P21 is a national organization championing 21st century skills and serves as a catalyst to position21st 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.
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.

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