The Malvern School® of West Norriton Receives National Recognition for High-Quality Programming

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Jul 15, 2024
Montgomery County preschool for children 6 weeks to 8 years earns NAEYC Accreditation West Norriton, PAThe Malvern School of West Norriton has been recognized with an honor received by less than 10 percent of early childhood education programs in the country. The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) has added another Malvern School to its coveted list of accredited early childhood education centers for its distinguished program. NAEYC Accreditation is earned after an in-depth evaluation of the school, staff and programming to ensure the best learning experiences for young children and the highest-quality professional preparation of educators. [caption id="attachment_8715" align="alignright" width="338"] Christina Wackerman, Director of Education, and Alexis Lewis, Executive Director in Training of The Malvern School fo West Norriton[/caption] “Research shows a direct correlation between high-quality early learning and children's positive long-term outcomes in life, including increased educational attainment, healthier lifestyles, and more successful careers,” the organization states. “NAEYC Accreditation helps teachers and other staff at early learning programs develop a shared understanding and commitment to quality, enabling centers to provide a solid foundation for all children's success in life.” The Malvern School of West Norriton exceeded program standards evaluated by NAEYC, receiving an average of over 100% in nearly every category, including curriculum, teaching, health, families and community relationships, physical environment and more. The school also received an impressive 96% average in its class scores related to classroom observations. “It’s a great honor for our school to receive this recognition and join other Malvern Schools in this accomplishment,” shares Christina Wackerman, Director of Education at The Malvern School of West Norriton. “We look forward to continuing to provide the best early childhood education program for young children in the West Norriton area and beyond.” The Malvern School’s preschool in West Norriton is now enrolling for the 2020 school year, conveniently located on Trooper Road between Ridge and Germantown Pike. For more information about The Malvern School, or to schedule a tour, visit   About The Malvern School The Malvern School, founded in 1998, is a year-round private preschool for ages six weeks to eight years. The Malvern School believes in developing the whole child in a nurturing, yet engaging environment and offers an innovative curriculum that has raised the bar in early childhood education. Today, The Malvern School has 26 locations throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania and Central and Southern New Jersey and is dedicated to providing curriculum that is designed to meet or exceed the highest standards established by the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the nation’s largest early childhood accrediting organization.