National Administrator Credential - (NAC)
Developed for center Directors, Administrators and other child care professionals, the National Administrator Credential (NAC) is a comprehensive, forty-hour course for Directors and Administrators of child care programs and is an award for demonstrated mastery of administration skills. The NAC is recognized as a mark of excellence that designates individuals who have demonstrated the knowledge essential to managing a child care center.
NAC program participants learn how to:
- Develop the organization and the program
- Implement appropriate curriculum and food programs
- Institute marketing and communication initiatives
- Manage people, including legal issues, staff recruitment and supervision
- Maintain the facility
- Understand legal and regulatory issues
- Create strong financial management systems
The NAC Course
- The NAC course offers childcare and education Directors and Administrators a way to gain forty hours of high-quality relevant, college-level education in a 5 day time frame at a reasonable cost.
- Students are expected to complete projects and reading assignments between classes.
- Each class is made up of candidates from a variety of childcare and education programs and their diversity enhances the learning atmosphere and networking possibilities.
- Marketing and Public Relations
- Personal and Professional Self-Awareness
- Legal and Fiscal Management
- Program Operations and Facilities Management
- Staff Management and Human Relations
- Educational Programming
- Leadership and Advocacy
- Community Relations and Family Support
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NAC Frequently Asked Questions
Please note, NECPA Fees are non-refundable.
Questions? Please contact:
The NECPA Commission, Inc.
P.O. Box 2948 • Merrifield, VA 22116 • 1.855.706.3272