Administrator Credential

Rubric Score025810
Administrator Qualifications in Child Care Licensing
Level of general educationLess than 30 Semester Hours30 - 60 Semester HoursAssociate DegreeBachelor’s Degree
College credit in early
childhood education
Less than 18 Semester Hours18 - 20 Semester Hours21 - 23 Semester Hours24 - 29 Semester Hours30 or more Semester Hours
College credit in business/administrationNo College Credit1 - 3 Semester Hours4 - 6 Semester Hours7- 9 Semester Hours10 or more Semester Hours
Continuing professional development per yearLess than 10 Clock Hours10 - 14 Clock Hours15 - 19 Clock Hours20 or more Clock Hours
Administrator Credential
Credential is competency-based NoYes
Level of general education High SchoolSome CollegeAssociate DegreeBachelor’s DegreeGraduate Degree
College credit in early
childhood education
Less than 18 Semester Hours18 - 20 Semester Hours21 - 23 Semester Hours24 - 29 Semester Hours30 or more Semester Hours
College credit in business/administrationLess than 9 Semester Hours9 - 14 Semester Hours15 - 20 Semester Hours21 or more Semester Hours
Credential renewal is based on continuing education NoYes
Experience in ECE (may include practicum experiences)None1 - 6 Months7 - 12 Months13 or more Months
Experience in administrationLess than
1 Year
1 - 2 Years3 - 4 Years5 or more Years
Principal Licensure
Level of general education Less than a Bachelor’s DegreeBachelor’s DegreeGraduate Degree
Pre-K or elementary license issued K - 12 GradesK - 6 GradesLicense includes PreK
Teaching experienceLess than
1 Year
1 Year2 Years3 or more Years
Pre-K content is in licensure requirementsNoYes
Pre-K practical (field)
experience required
NoYes
Administrator Qualifications in Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS)
QRIS is implemented statewideNoCounty-LevelStatewide
Administrator credential is embedded in QRIS NoYes
Level of general educationLess than a Bachelor’s DegreeBachelor’s DegreeGraduate Degree
College credit in early childhood educationLess than 18 Semester Hours18 - 20 Semester Hours21 - 23 Semester Hours24 - 29 Semester Hours30 or more Semester Hours
College credit in business/administrationLess than 9 Semester Hours9 - 14 Semester Hours15 - 20 Semester Hours21 or more Semester Hours
Administrator Qualifications in State PreK Programs
Principal endorsement is required for school-based programsNoYes
Administrator credential is required for center-based programsNoYes
Level of general educationLess than a Bachelor’s DegreeBachelor’s DegreeGraduate Degree
College credit in early childhood educationLess than 18 Semester Hours18 - 20 Semester Hours21 - 23 Semester Hours24 - 29 Semester Hours30 or more Semester Hours
College credit in business/administrationLess than 9 Semester Hours9 - 14 Semester Hours15 - 20 Semester Hours21 or more Semester Hours