GJCS Preschools named as NAEYC Accredited Preschool Programs

Preschool programs at Jasper Elementary School and Ireland Elementary School have been named NAEYC Accredited Preschool Programs. 

NAEYC Accreditation helps parents find the best possible early childhood experience for children. After an extensive application process, skilled and reliable NAEYC program assessors visit each program to determine that it is meeting NAEYC standards. Using NAEYC tools and materials, preschool programs are continuously improving their programs to provide the best possible education opportunities for children. 

Jasper Elementary School and Ireland Elementary School are the only school based preschool program in the state of Indiana to receive this distinguished honor. The classrooms of Mrs. Jordan Beach and Mrs. Mindy Sendelweck were chosen to be observed. The notes from the observation included that there was “high quality adult/child interactions seen throughout the observation period. Communication among staff members was strong and effective.” 

Mrs. Angie Sander, preschool teacher at Jasper Elementary School, commented “Thank you to everybody’s role in ensuring the preschool children within GJCS have the highest quality preschool around!”