Policies and Procedures
The Policies and Procedures manuals set forth the accreditation policies and procedures of the Council on Accreditation's accreditation review process. COA operates within these policies and procedures as part of:
- Accepting applicants for accreditation.
- Facilitating the accreditation process.
- Assessing implementation of/continuing performance with COA's standards.
- Reaching accreditation decisions.
- Monitoring continuing performance and commitment to COA's standards
Child and Youth Development Program Policies & Procedures
(Includes Early Childhood Education, After School, and Youth Development programs)
Private Organization Accreditation
HeartShare assist individuals with developmental disabilities through education, day, residential and recreation programs, case management, and health services, and provides foster care/adoption services, counseling, after school and energy assistance programs, and programs for people with HIV/AIDS.
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Volunteer Roles: Endorser; Peer Reviewer
It is an honor to be a COA volunteer. I’ve had a great opportunity to work with fabulous COA volunteers, I’ve grown professionally in the COA accreditation process and I’ve met some wonderful people across this nation who are working hard to help and support children and families.