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Indiana Accreditation Project



The Indiana Accreditation Project provides coaching and financial resources to early care and education facilities that are enrolled in Paths to QUALITY™, Indiana’s early care and education quality rating and improvement system. To learn more about Paths to QUALITY™ and national accreditation, click here.


To assist with this process, the Indiana Accreditation Project provides each early care and education facility with a Paths to QUALITY™ Coach that specializes in the maintenance of Paths to QUALITY™ Level 3, national accreditation, and achieving and/or maintaining Paths to QUALITY™ Level 4. To learn more about the resources that a Paths to QUALITY™ Coach can provide, click here.


With funding provided by the Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning through the federal Child Care Development Fund, the Indiana Accreditation Project awards scholarships to eligible early care and education facilities seeking a Paths to QUALITY™ Level 4 rating for all steps of the national accreditation process, including on-going maintenance costs. To learn more about the eligibility requirements for an accreditation scholarship and to apply, click here.




Downloadable Brochure

Indiana Accreditation Project Brochure

Gatchel </span>pictureI want to express my sincere gratitude to you for making the T.E.A.C.H scholarship possible.  I recently graduated with honors from Saint Mary’s of-the-Woods College with a Bachelors Degree. My degree will help me in meeting the needs of the children that are enrolled in my all day preschool. It also shows parents that by enrolling their child in my facility that their child’s educational needs are being met by a qualified teacher.  My accomplishment of graduating from college is also a testimony to others that it is never too late to go after your dreams. The financial assistance you provided allowed me to concentrate more of my time on my studies.  As a result, I received the Future Outstanding Educator award from the Indiana Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.  I was also a recipient of the Kappa Gamma Pi St. Catherine Medal. Thank you T.E.A.C.H Early Childhood® INDIANA for your generosity and support!
8% Increase annually for the last four years.
Through the Indiana Accreditation Project, Indiana AEYC provides financial and technical support to over 900 early care and education and school age facilities across the state.

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