California Data Table

Administrators ECE Program
Directors
School
Principals
Family Child
Care Providers
Total Number 7,230 n/a 30,699Child Care Aware of America 2016 State Fact Sheet
Annual Salary $58,700 $109,859 n/a
Leadership Academies  
Number of Leadership Academies 3 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
Public13 (Institutions)13 (Programs)----
Private2 (Institutions)4 (Programs)----
Total15 (Institutions)17 (Programs)56 (Institutions)174 (Programs)
2-year12 (Institutions)12 (Programs)----
4-year3 (Institutions)5 (Programs)56 (Institutions)174 (Programs)
Associate's--12 (Programs)----
Bachelors and Post-Bachelor's Certificate--1 (Program)--19 (Programs)
Masters and Post-Master's Certificate--3 (Programs)--79 (Programs)
Doctoral--1 (Program)--76 (Programs)
In-Person--15 (Programs)----
On-Line--------
Blended--2 (Programs)----

Overall Policy Lever Score

Rubric
Score:
5

Administrator Qualifications in Child Care Licensing3California Manual of Policies and Procedures
Level of general education0
College credit in early childhood education0
College credit in business/administration2
Continuing professional development per year10
Administrator Credential (minimal requirements)4California Child Development Permits
Credential is competency-based0
Level of general education5
# of semester hours of college credit in ECE8
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration0
Credential renewal is based on continuing ed 10
# of months of experience in ECE (may include practicum experiences)5
# of years of experience in administration0
Principal Licensure5
Level of general education5
Pre-K or elementary license issued10Administrative Services Credential For Individuals Prepared In California
# of years of teaching experience10New America Pre-K Leader Policy Scan
Pre-K content in the licensure requirements0
Pre-K practical (field) experience required0
Administrator Qualifications in QRIS9Quality Continuum Framework Rating Matrix
QRIS is implemented statewide5
Administrator credential is embedded in QRIS (yes or no)10
Highest level of administrators general education requirement10
# of semester hours of college credit in ECE10
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration10
Administrator Qualifications in State Pre-K Programs4Program Requirements for California State Preschool Program
Principal endorsement is required for school-based programs0
Administrator credential required for center-based programs10
Highest level of administrators general education requirement0
# of semester hours of college credit in ECE8
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration0