Illinois Data Tables

Administrators ECE Program
Directors
School
Principals
Family Child
Care Providers
Total Number 2,530 No data 8,301Child Care Aware of America 2017 State Fact Sheet Survey
Annual Salary $57,500 $103,634New America Pre-K Leader Policy Scan n/a
Leadership Academies  
Number of Leadership Academies 62017 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
Public2National Louis University (Institutions)2 (Programs)----
Private2Concordia University Chicago (Institutions)2 (Programs)----
Total4The University of Illinois at Chicago (Institutions)4 (Programs)32 (Institutions)109 (Programs)
2-year1 (Institution)1 (Program)----
4-year3 (Institutions)3 (Programs)32 (Institutions)109 (Programs)
Associate's--1 (Program)----
Bachelors and Post-Bachelor's Certificate------8 (Programs)
Masters and Post-Master's Certificate--2 (Programs)--62 (Programs)
Doctoral--1 (Program)--39 (Programs)
In-Person--2 (Programs)----
On-Line--1 (Program)----
Blended--1 (Program)----

Overall Policy Lever Score

Rubric
Score:
6

Administrator Qualifications in Child Care Licensing5Licensing Standards for Day Care Centers
Level of general education8
College credit in early childhood education5
College credit in business/administration0
Continuing professional development per year8
Administrator Credential (minimal requirements)4Illinois Director Credential
Credential is competency-based10
Level of general education5
# of semester hours of college credit in ECE0
# 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 Licensure10
Level of general education10
Pre-K or elementary license issued10Illinois State Board of Education
# of years of teaching experience10Illinois State Board of Education
Pre-K content in the licensure requirements10New America Pre-K Leader Policy Scan
Pre-K practical (field) experience required10Illinois Joint Commission on Administrative Rules - Administrative Code
Administrator Qualifications in QRIS3ExceleRate Illinois
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 ECE5
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration0
Administrator Qualifications in State Pre-K Programs9Preschool for All
Principal endorsement is required for school-based programs10
Administrator credential required for center-based programs10
Highest level of administrators general education requirement8
# of semester hours of college credit in ECE8
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration8