Quality Assurance - Accreditations & Achievements


University Children’s Center is fully accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) holds the highest standards for quality in early childhood programs in the United States. Only programs that endure the demanding accreditation process and meet stringent candidacy requirements have the true “mark of quality”.



COLORADO Shines is a state-wide initiative to measure the quality of child care centers. COLORADO Shines scores 5 components of a program:

►  The Learning Environment
►  Family Partnerships
►  Training and Education of Staff
►  Teacher-to-Child Ratio and Group Size and
►  NAEYC Accreditation Status

University Children’s Center earned a four star rating, the highest score available.




NAEYC Accreditation