First United Methodist Preschool is Accredited by The Association for Early Learning Leaders and Certified as a 4-Star Program by Texas Rising Star
We are proud to be accredited by the National Accreditation Commission of the Association for Early Learning Leaders (formerly known as the National Association for Child Care Providers). Early Learning Leaders is a premier early childhood organization that recognizes high-quality programs for young children. The accreditation system is composed of research-based standards and the best practices in the field of early childhood education. The criteria examines programs on 5 core areas: teacher-child interaction, family engagement, curriculum, health and safety, and program administration. We are pleased to be included in this elite group of part-time accredited centers in Central Texas. For more information about accreditation, please read an article from THE DIRECTOR’S BLOG.
Texas Rising Star
First United Methodist Preschool is four-star program, certified by Texas Rising Star. The Texas Rising Star program was developed to assist families in finding high-quality child care centers throughout the State of Texas. Through a branch of WorkForce Solutions, child care centers are recognized for high-quality, and FUMP has been certified since 2008. We work closely with a representative of Texas Rising Star, who visits our program and gives teachers individual feedback on interactions, curriculum and classroom management.
Thank you to our wonderful, dedicated teachers for their hard work to achieve these accomplishments.