Enrichment Program is accreditation for:
a.) After School (standalone after school),
b.) Before and After School Programs,
c.) Tutoring Programs,
d.) School age program (combined with birth to five child care), and
e.) Camp Programs (offered during school closure (winter/summer).
Enrichment Program accreditation is valid for three years. Within six months of the current accreditation expiration date, enrichment programs must reapply for accreditation to ensure there is no lapse in accreditation. Although the time frame for the accreditation process varies from one program to the next, generally an experienced enrichment program may be accredited within six to eight months.
a. Gold Seal Quality Care Program for School Age Programs.
b. Higher reimbursement rate for subsidized care programs including School Readiness.
c. Tax exemptions through the Department of Revenue.