Green Apple Accreditation of Children's Services (GAACS), established in 2004, is a national, independent accrediting agency. Green Apple is a premier provider of accreditation for Child Care Centers/Early Learning Programs, After School Programs, Charter Schools, Private Schools, Substance Abuse Programs, and Residential Treatment Centers. Green Apple accredits programs in the United States, the Caribbean Islands, and around the world.
We provide quality assurance, certification, training, and accreditation for schools and behavioral programs to enhance the quality of services and outcomes for children.
Goal #1: Increase the quality of child care and early learning programs.
Goal #2: Improve behavioral health services for children, youth, and adults.
Goal #3: Establish a quality rating system for nonpublic schools based on proven best practices that rewards high quality nonpublic schools and school systems.
Goal #4: Help parents exercise their rights and responsibility for their children education.
Goal #5: Provide advocacy, support, and resources for member organizations, parents, and public policy makers.