MJCCA Preschools are among the top in the nation by earning accreditation,

highlighting high-quality care and education for Georgia’s youngest learners

Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta Preschools Recognized  For Excellence in Early Childhood Education & Learning Standards 1

The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) is proud to announce both The Weinstein School (Dunwoody, GA campus) and The Sunshine School (Marietta, GA campus) have earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) – the world’s largest organization working on behalf of young children. This recognition solidifies the MJCCA’s status as a national leader in delivering high-quality care and education for Georgia’s youngest learners.

In the 30 years since NAEYC Accreditation was established, it has become a widely recognized sign of high-quality early childhood education. More than 6,000 programs are currently accredited by NAEYC—less than 10 percent of all childcare centers, preschools, and kindergartens nationally achieve this recognition.

“We are immensely proud and honored to receive this accolade for our educational programs. This achievement reflects the unwavering commitment and hard work of our staff, the exceptional quality of the preschool curriculums, and the unparalleled support from our dedicated parents,” said Kim Sucan, Director of the MJCCA Preschools. “Achieving this milestone emphasizes our continuous commitment to delivering superior education in the Metro Atlanta area for young learners.”

“NAEYC-Accredited programs have committed to a process that takes time, energy and dedication to complete,” states Alissa Mwenelupembe, Senior Director Early Learning Program Accreditation. “Both The Weinstein School and The Sunshine School have demonstrated their commitment to young children and their families.”  

To earn NAEYC Accreditation, the Weinstein School and The Sunshine School went through an extensive self-study process, followed by an on-site visit by NAEYC Assessors to verify and ensure that the program met each of the ten program standards, and hundreds of corresponding individual criteria. 

MJCCA Preschools are a place where children develop a love of learning and families find a community that lasts a lifetime. To learn more about the MJCCA Preschool programs, please visit: MJCCA Preschools.



About the MJCCA 

Impacting tens of thousands of people annually, the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) is welcoming to people of all faiths, ages, and backgrounds. The MJCCA is committed to strengthening the quality of life in Atlanta and is recognized as one of the most highly regarded Jewish community centers in the nation. Our three accredited preschools, award-winning camps, outstanding cultural events, and invigorating sports and fitness programs engage and connect the community.

The MJCCA’s Inclusion Program strives to provide the necessary accommodations and flexibility for youth who require additional support so they may access the transformative opportunities available at the MJCCA. Our Inclusion Team collaborates with parents, educators, and staff to determine if successful program placement is possible. These youth and their families are then supported by our Inclusion Team through program accommodations and may also receive individualized assistance. Click here for more information.