Best Practices of Accreditation Facilitation Projects: A Framework for Program Quality Improvement Using NAEYC Program Standards and Accreditation Criteria

This manual from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) provides guiding principles and an overview of strategies for providing technical assistance, coaching/mentoring and facilitation for program improvement.  This information can be generalized for all quality improvement initiatives.  The focus of the manual is on working with the administrator/director as a primary engagement strategy.