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Pittsburgh (Downtown) accreditation & accolades

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

 

ACCREDITATION: SECURED EDUCATION CONSULTANTS (sec)

Secured Education Consultants is a company owned and operated by former US Secret Service Agents designed to help us take our safety and security to the highest level possible. SEC is a group of highly-skilled security and protection experts. The SEC team specializes in analyzing facilities, developing Emergency Preparedness Plans, and preparing faculty and staff to appropriately confront emergencies of all kinds.

   
ACCREDITATION: PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
Valid Until: 6/09/2019

The PA DOE considers the education of its children to be among the highest priorities of state government and has dedicated many resources toward that end. Educators who are PA DOE certified prepare for their responsibilities in the schools of the Commonwealth through the completion of a State Approved Teacher Education program (includes student teaching or field experience), The Pre Service Academic Performance Assessment (PAPA) in Reading, Writing and Mathematics, and completing application materials documenting that all certification requirements have been met.
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P21 EXEMPLAR - PARTNERSHIP FOR 21ST CENTURY SKILLS: A NETWORK OF BATTELLE FOR KIDS
The mission of P21: A network of Battle 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 Pittsburgh strives to follow in their footsteps by providing the best possible learning environment, educational framework and professional development opportunities.
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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: 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: 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.

   
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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