Arizona Data Table

Administrators ECE Program
Directors
School
Principals
Family Child
Care Providers
Total Number 860 n/a 696Child Care Aware of America 2017 State Fact Sheet
Annual Salary $39,860 n/a n/a
Leadership Academies  
Number of Leadership Academies 1 2017 Early Childhood Education Leadership Development Compendium
Higher Education ECE Leadership
Degree Programs
ECE Leadership
Degree Programs
Elementary Principal
Graduate Degree Programs
Elementary Principal
Graduate Degree Programs
Number of
Institutions
Number of
Programs
Number of
Institutions
Number of
Programs
Public3 (Institutions)7 (Programs)----
Private--------
Total3 (Institutions)7 (Programs)11 (Institutions)41 (Programs)
2-year2 (Institutions)6 (Programs)----
4-year1 (Institution)1 (Program)11 (Institutions)41 (Programs)
Associate's--6 (Programs)----
Bachelors and Post-Bachelor's Certificate------4 (Programs)
Masters and Post-Master's Certificate--1 (Program)--23 (Programs)
Doctoral------14 (Programs)
In-Person--5 (Programs)----
On-Line--1 (Program)----
Blended--1 (Program)----

Overall Policy Lever Score

Rubric
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Administrator Qualifications in Child Care Licensing2Arizona Department of Health Services Bureau of Child Care Licensing
Level of general education0
College credit in early childhood education0
College credit in business/administration0
Continuing professional development per year8
Administrator Credential (minimal requirements)0
Credential is competency-based0
Level of general education0
# of semester hours of college credit in ECE0
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration0
Credential renewal is based on continuing ed 0
# of months of experience in ECE (may include practicum experiences)0
# of years of experience in administration0
Principal Licensure6
Level of general education10
Pre-K or elementary license issued10Arizona Administrator Certificates
# of years of teaching experience10Requirements For Principal, Prekindergarten – 12 Certificate
Pre-K content in the licensure requirements0
Pre-K practical (field) experience required0Arizona Department of Educaiton – Certificaiton Unit
Administrator Qualifications in QRIS6Quality First Points Scale
QRIS is implemented statewide10
Administrator credential is embedded in QRIS (yes or no)0
Highest level of administrators general education requirement8
# of semester hours of college credit in ECE10
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration0
Administrator Qualifications in State Pre-K Programs6First Things First Pre-Kindergarten
Principal endorsement is required for school-based programs10
Administrator credential required for center-based programs0
Highest level of administrators general education requirement8
# of semester hours of college credit in ECE10
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration0