Accreditation of Early Learning and Care Services
Suite 802, Baker Centre
10025 106 Street
Edmonton,AB T5J 1G4
For toll free access dial 1.877.552.2227
The Alberta Association for the Accreditation of Early Learning and Care Services promotes the Standards of Excellence through Accreditation, Education, Innovation and the monitoring of Continuous Quality Improvement in Alberta early learning and child care programs, enhancing the quality of services and leadership provided to children, birth - 12 years of age, families, and child care professionals.
The Alberta Association for the Accreditation of Early Learning and Care Services is proud to offer on behalf of the Alberta Government the first province-wide child care accreditation services for licensed day care centres, approved family day home agencies and licensed out-of-school care programs in Alberta.
The accreditation services include:
Accreditation supports child care programs in their efforts to improve the quality of their services and helps famiies choose the best care for their children.
About Alberta Child Care Accreditation
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Child Care Programs
Accreditation is a voluntary process available to all licensed day care centres, licensed out-of-school care programs, and contracted family day home agencies in Alberta. Once a child care program has an operating license (day care and out-of-school care) or an approved contract (family day home agency) with Alberta Children's Services they can enroll in the accreditation process.
Accreditation gives families an opportunity to select high quality early learning and care services for their children.
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