Montana Data Tables

Administrators ECE Program
Directors
School
Principals
Family Child
Care Providers
Total Number 150 n/a 655Child Care Aware 2017 State Fact Sheet
Annual Salary $40,980 n/a 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----3 (Institutions)10 (Programs)
2-year--------
4-year----3 (Institutions)10 (Programs)
Associate's--------
Bachelors and Post-Bachelor's Certificate--------
Masters and Post-Master's Certificate------6 (Programs)
Doctoral------4 (Programs)
In-Person--------
On-Line--------
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Overall Policy Lever Score

Rubric
Score:
4

Administrator Qualifications in Child Care Licensing2Licensing Requirements for Child Day Care Centers
Level of general education0
College credit in early childhood education0
College credit in business/administration0
Continuing professional development per year8
Administrator Credential (minimal requirements)3Montana Early Childhood Project
Credential is competency-based0
Level of general education2
# of semester hours of college credit in ECE2
# 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)8
# of years of experience in administration5
Principal Licensure7
Level of general education10
Pre-K or elementary license issued5
# of years of teaching experience10Montana Office of Public Instruction
Pre-K content in the licensure requirements10
Pre-K practical (field) experience required0Montana Office of Public Instruction
Administrator Qualifications in QRIS2Best Beginnings STARS to Quality
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 ECE2
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration0
Administrator Qualifications in State Pre-K Programs4Montana Preschool Program
Principal endorsement is required for school-based programs10
Administrator credential required for center-based programs0
Highest level of administrators general education requirement10
# of semester hours of college credit in ECE0
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration0