February 22, 2017
Fredericksburg, Va. – (February 22, 2017) – The National Accreditation
Commission for Early Care and Education Programs announced today that
Kids’ Station Learning Center, located on the Mary Washington Hospital
campus, has been awarded Accreditation. Kids’ Station serves the
children of Mary Washington Healthcare (MWHC) Associates by providing
professional child care in a secure and loving environment.
As an Accredited center, Kids’ Station Learning Center has been recognized
as an early care and education program exemplifying excellence in the
care of young children. By achieving accreditation, Kids’ Station
Learning Center provides a high quality program for children, professional
development opportunities for staff, and an environment for children that
is conducive to their individual growth and development that exceeds state
The Accreditation process included a self-study process in which administrators,
staff, and parents evaluated the program in accordance with Accreditation
Standards. After the self-study process was complete, an onsite observation
was conducted at Kids’ Station Learning Center by an early childhood
professional. Based on the information collected, Kids’ Station
Learning Center was awarded Accreditation through the National Accreditation
Commission for Early Care and Education. All parents, staff members and
administrators at Kids’ Station Learning Center are to be congratulated
for achieving this level of excellence.
The National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs
is sponsored by the Association for Early Learning Leaders, a national
leader among associations serving child care owners, directors, and administrators.
The organization’s goal is to strengthen and enhance the skills
and knowledge of leaders in the field of early child care and education
by providing membership services and benefits.
Mary Washington Healthcare
is a fully integrated, regional medical system that provides inpatient
and outpatient care through more than 40 facilities and services including
Mary Washington Hospital, a 451-bed regional medical center, and Stafford
Hospital, a 100-bed community hospital. Mary Washington Healthcare is
a not-for-profit health system with a longstanding commitment to provide
care regardless of ability to pay.
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