Colorado Data Table

Administrators ECE Program
Directors
School
Principals
Family Child
Care Providers
Total Number 630 n/a 2,334Child Care Aware of America 2016 State Fact Sheet
Annual Salary $48,220 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
Public1 (Institution)1 (Program)----
Private--------
Total1 (Institution)1 (Program)14 (Institutions)48 (Programs)
2-year--------
4-year1 (Institution)1 (Program)14 (Institutions)48 (Programs)
Associate's--------
Bachelors and Post-Bachelor's Certificate--1 (Program)--6 (Programs)
Masters and Post-Master's Certificate------26 (Programs)
Doctoral------16 (Programs)
In-Person--1 (Program)----
On-Line--------
Blended--------

Overall Policy Lever Score

Rubric
Score:
2

Administrator Qualifications in Child Care Licensing2Social Service Rules
Level of general education0
College credit in early childhood education0
College credit in business/administration0
Continuing professional development per year8
Administrator Credential (minimal requirements)0No director credential
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 Licensure1
Level of general education5
Pre-K or elementary license issued0Colorado Department of Education
# of years of teaching experience0Colorado Department of Education
Pre-K content in the licensure requirements0New America Pre-K Leader Policy Scan
Pre-K practical (field) experience required0Colorado Department of Education
Administrator Qualifications in QRIS2Colorado Shines Quality Rating and Improvement System Program Guide
QRIS is implemented statewide10
Administrator credential is embedded in QRIS (yes or no)0
Highest level of administrators general education requirement0
# of semester hours of college credit in ECE0
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration0
Administrator Qualifications in State Pre-K Programs5Colorado Preschool Program
Principal endorsement is required for school-based programs0
Administrator credential required for center-based programsn/a
Highest level of administrators general education requirement8
# of semester hours of college credit in ECE10
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration0