Iowa Data Tables

Administrators ECE Program
Directors
School
Principals
Family Child
Care Providers
Total Number 790 682 4,533Child Care Aware 2017 State Fact Sheet
Annual Salary $42,530 $97,248 n/a
Leadership Academies  
Number of Leadership Academies 02017 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
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Total----15 (Institutions)36 (Programs)
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4-year----15 (Institutions)36 (Programs)
Associate's--------
Bachelors and Post-Bachelor's Certificate------4 (Programs)
Masters and Post-Master's Certificate------25 (Programs)
Doctoral------7 (Programs)
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On-Line--------
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Overall Policy Lever Score

Rubric
Score:
3

Administrator Qualifications in Child Care Licensing1Child Care Centers and Preschools Licensing Standards and Procedures
Level of general education5
College credit in early childhood education0
College credit in business/administration0
Continuing professional development per year0
Administrator Credential (minimal requirements)0No state 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 Licensure6
Level of general education10
Pre-K or elementary license issued10Iowa Board of Educational Examiners
# of years of teaching experience10Iowa Board of Educational Examiners
Pre-K content in the licensure requirements0New America Pre-K Leader Policy Scan
Pre-K practical (field) experience required0Iowa Board of Educational Examiners
Administrator Qualifications in QRIS4Child Care Quality Rating System
QRIS is implemented statewide10
Administrator credential is embedded in QRIS (yes or no)10
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 Programs6Shared Vision Preschool Program
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 ECE8
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration5