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Connecticut offers a competency-based director credential that requires, at the lowest level, an associate degree with at least 9 semester hours in business or administration, a minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience, and one year of full-time supervised administrative experience. The state pre-K program requires a bachelor’s degree with at least 24 college credits in early childhood education and 9 semester hours in business or administration. The state offers a pre-K certificate for principals. Connecticut’s new quality improvement system, Elevate, builds on Connecticut’s licensing requirements and links to national accreditation standards.




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