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Sims selected to serve on NAEYC Council

SimsJason Sims, Assistant Principal of Laurel Hill Primary School, was selected to serve on the National Association for the Education of  Young Children (NAEYC) Council for Early Learning Program Accreditation. The council is comprised of nine members. Sims will start a three-year term this month. 

NAEYC is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research. In 2003, NAEYC’s Governing Board established the Council for NAEYC Accreditation as an independent body to ensure the equity, integrity, and accountability of the NAEYC Accreditation of Early Learning  Program.  

"NAEYC is an organization that is committed to ensuring that all young learners have the opportunity for high quality, developmentally appropriate instruction,”  said Sims. “I look forward to my work with the council and for the advancement of  early childhood programs across the country." 

Laurel Hill is accredited by NAEYC. 

Principal Ashley Dorsey described Sims as a dedicated educator committed to ensuring that the youngest of learners have the tools and skills necessary to create a strong foundation for lifelong learning. 

“He understands the importance of developing the whole child and creating opportunities that allow students to grow socially, emotionally, and academically,”  said Dorsey. “We are so proud that he has been selected for this opportunity to  serve NAEYC and know that he will represent the needs of our children in  Charleston County in his work.”  

For more information, contact Ashley Dorsey at (843) 849-2200. ###