Statement of Commitment

As an individual who works with young children, each staff member will:

  • Ensure that programs for young children are based on current knowledge of child development and early childhood education
  • Respect and support families in their task of nurturing children
  • Respect colleagues in early childhood education and support them in maintaining the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct
  • Serve as an advocate for children, their families, and their teachers in community and society
  • Maintain high standards of professional conduct
  • Recognize how personal values, opinions, and biases can affect professional judgment
  • Be open to new ideas and be willing to learn from the suggestions of others
  • Continue to learn, grow, and contribute as a professional
  • Honor the ideals and principles of the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct as adapted for Manahawkin Methodist Preschool