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Horsham accreditation & accolades

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

 

AWARD: CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE - PRESIDENT'S CLUB
2019

This award acknowledges The Goddard School for being exceptional in the areas of education and operations. It also recognizes the School who promotes and enhances The Goddard School brand, improves the services offered to families and help position The Goddard School as a thought leader in early childhood education and care.

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ACCREDITATION: Keystone STARS - STAR 3
valid until: 1/24/2021
Pennsylvania’s Keystone STARS program is an initiative of the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) to improve, support and recognize the continuous quality improvement efforts of early learning programs. The Keystone STARS Performance Standards provide the foundation for the program and are grouped into four levels – Standards, Training, Assistance, Resources and Support. Each level builds on the previous level and utilizes research-based best practices to promote quality early learning environments and positive child outcomes.
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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.

   
AWARD: Circle of Excellence: Presidents Club
2011-2012, 2015-2018
Goddard’s Circle of Excellence President’s Club 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 achieved the highest level of excellence, scoring in the top ten percent in each category.
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AWARD: Philip Schumacher Scholarship
2017
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.
   
AWARD: Circle of Excellence
2002-2014
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.
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AWARD: ANTHONY A. MARTINO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Jillian Yagoda
2016
The Anthony A. Martino Memorial Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship awarded annually to a graduate of a Goddard School who demonstrates the work ethic and perseverance that exemplified Martino’s commitment to his career, family and community. Graduates are eligible during their senior year of high school and can use the scholarship toward an accredited higher education program.
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AWARD: ANTHONY A. MARTINO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Ethan Mandel 
2013
The Anthony A. Martino Memorial Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship awarded annually to a graduate of a Goddard School who demonstrates the work ethic and perseverance that exemplified Martino’s commitment to his career, family and community. Graduates are eligible during their senior year of high school and can use the scholarship toward an accredited higher education program.
   
AWARD: Quality Assurance Award
2011, 2012
Goddard’s Quality Assurance Award is presented to the School with the highest average QA score. We are excited to announce that our School has received scores of 100% on our recent Quality Assurance Reviews. While every state has a licensing agency that oversees state requirements, Goddard Schools are additionally obligated to fulfill our own extensive QA Reviews. Goddard QA Representatives make unannounced, semi-annual visits to every Goddard School to assess compliance with a full range of health and safety policies and procedures, as well as curriculum and program performance.
AWARD: Bruce Ford Memorial Award
2007
Goddard’s Bruce Ford Memorial Award was established in memory of New Jersey franchisee, Bruce Ford, and recognizes the franchisee whose generous spirit sets him/her apart. Through his/her actions, he/she demonstrates outstanding contribu¬tion to the community, unselfish support of fellow franchisees and an unwavering belief in the Goddard system. This is a peer-nominated award.
AWARD: Rookie of the Year
1999
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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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: ELECTRONIC DAILY ACTIVITY REPORT

 

Our electronic daily activity report enhances teacher-parent collaboration and communication with an easy, paperless format. With this tool, teachers can maintain accurate, thorough student information and connect with parents throughout the day via email. These emails could include updates, photos and/or videos that document the child’s learning experience.

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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: 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.
 
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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