Arkansas Data Table

Administrators ECE Program
Directors
School
Principals
Family Child
Care Providers
Total Number 530U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2017-2018 Edition, Preschool and Childcare Center Directors n/a 325Child Care Aware of America 2018 State Fact Sheet Survey
Annual Salary $41,480 n/a n/a
Leadership Academies  
Number of Leadership Academies 0 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)8 (Institutions)24 (Programs)
Private----3 (Institutions)5 (Programs)
Total1NAEYC Early Childhood Education Higher Education Degree Directory (Institution)1NAEYC Early Childhood Education Higher Education Degree Directory (Program)11National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) (Institutions)29National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) (Programs)
2-year--------
4-year1 (Institution)1 (Program)11 (Institutions)29 (Programs)
Associate's------1 (Program)
Bachelors and Post-Bachelor's Certificate--1 (Program)--6 (Programs)
Masters and Post-Master's Certificate------17 (Programs)
Doctoral------5 (Programs)
In-Person--1 (Program)--12 (Programs)
On-Line------17 (Programs)
Blended--------

Overall Policy Lever Score

Rubric
Score:
2

Administrator Qualifications in Child Care Licensing2Minimum Licensing Requirements for Child 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)0Arkansas Children's Program Administrator 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 issued10Arkansas Department of Education Rules Governing Educator Licensure
# of years of teaching experience10Arkansas Department of Education Rules Governing Educator Licensure
Pre-K content in the licensure requirements0New America Pre-K Leader Policy Scan
Pre-K practical (field) experience required0Arkansas Department of Education Rules Governing Educator Licensure
Administrator Qualifications in QRIS2Better Beginnings Quality Rating Improvement System
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 Programs0Arkansas Better Chance Program
Principal endorsement is required for school-based programs0
Administrator credential required for center-based programs0
Highest level of administrators general education requirement0
# of semester hours of college credit in ECE0
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration0