History and Beliefs

Our History

In the beginning

2004 - Green Apple was founded by Daric and Freda Stevens as an educational association of child care centers in Florida.

2004 - Green Apple was recognized by the Florida Department of Children and Families as a religious exempt accrediting agency.

2005 - Green Apple accredited its first nonpublic [private] school in Margate, Florida.

2012 - Green Apple granted preaccreditation status to its first bible college/seminary school in Greenacres, Florida.

2013 - Green Apple was recognized by the Florida Department of Children and Families as a Gold Seal Accrediting Agency.

2013 - Green Apple was recognized in Florida to accredit Substance Abuse Programs.

2014 - Green Apple was approved in Minnesota for Child Care Programs.


Today

GAACS  accredits child care/early learning programs, private schools, after  school programs, substance abuse programs, residential treatment  centers, and training programs throughout the United States. 

Our Beliefs

  • Christ-centered
  • Quality Assurance
  • Accountability 
  • Stewardship
  • Excellence
  • Partnership

Our Statement of Faith

  • The Bible
  • The One True God
  • The Lord Jesus Christ
  • The Holy Spirit
  • Man
  • Salvation
  • The Church
  • Christian Life & Holiness
  • Ordinances
  • Future Life

Board of Directors