Equipping program administrators, early educators, parents and students to reach their full potential
The Shepherd's Academy for Teaching Excellence is a vocational training program that serves early childhood educators
and program administrators in partnership with Penn Consulting. PC is an education consulting firm specializing
in professional development for early childhood education organizations. We provide inspirational staff development and
business consulting for administrators and teachers of programs for young children. Our objectives are to ensure
optimal development of children by developing programs that engage every learner and to improve processes and
performance in order to provide the best service possible to young children.
The Shepherd’s Academy for Teaching Excellence provides many Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning: Bright
from the Start and Georgia Department of Education Office of Professional Learning courses. All policies and procedures
are in compliance with the National Health and Safety Standards established by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the
National Board of Health, National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the Association of
Christian Schools International, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
accreditation (Advanced ED Georgia) standards for quality schools; and federal, state, and local regulations. We are a 501(c)3 corporation that is organized for charitable, religious, educational, and scientific purposes.