Pennsylvania Data Tables

Administrators ECE Program
Directors
School
Principals
Family Child
Care Providers
Total Number 2,880U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2017-2018 Edition, Preschool and Childcare Center Directors 1,593New America Pre-K Leader Policy Scan 1,865Child Care Aware 2018 State Fact Sheet
Annual Salary $43,300U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2017-2018 Edition, Preschool and Childcare Center Directors $103,571https://www.newamerica.org/in-depth/pre-k-leaders/pre-service-requirements/ n/a
Leadership Academies  
Number of Leadership Academies 32017 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)14 (Institutions)23 (Programs)
Private2 (Institutions)2 (Programs)32 (Institutions)56 (Programs)
Total3NAEYC Early Childhood Education Higher Education Degree Directory (Institutions)3NAEYC Early Childhood Education Higher Education Degree Directory (Programs)46National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) (Institutions)79National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) (Programs)
2-year1 (Institution)1 (Program)--1 (Program)
4-year2 (Institutions)2 (Programs)46 (Institutions)78 (Programs)
Associate's--1 (Program)--1 (Program)
Bachelors and Post-Bachelor's Certificate------9 (Programs)
Masters and Post-Master's Certificate--2 (Programs)--51 (Programs)
Doctoral------18 (Programs)
In-Person--2 (Programs)--56 (Programs)
On-Line------23 (Programs)
Blended--1 (Program)----

Overall Policy Lever Score

Rubric
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6

Administrator Qualifications in Child Care Licensing5Child Day Care Centers, General Provisions
Level of general education8Child Day Care Centers, General Provisions
College credit in early childhood education10
College credit in business/administration0
Continuing professional development per year0
Administrator Credential (minimal requirements)6Director Credential Portfolio
Credential is competency-based10Pennsylvania Director Credential
Level of general education5
# of semester hours of college credit in ECE2
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration0
Credential renewal is based on continuing ed 10
# of months of experience in ECE (may include practicum experiences)0
# of years of experience in administration10
Principal Licensure7Pennsylvania Department of Education
Level of general education5
Pre-K or elementary license issued10
# of years of teaching experience10
Pre-K content in the licensure requirements10Pennsylvania Department of Education
Pre-K practical (field) experience required0
Administrator Qualifications in QRIS6Pennsylvania's Early Childhood Education Career Pathway
QRIS is implemented statewide10Keystone Stars
Administrator credential is embedded in QRIS (yes or no)10
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 Programs6Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts
Principal endorsement is required for school-based programs10Pennsylvania Department of Education
Administrator credential required for center-based programs10
Highest level of administrators general education requirement8
# of semester hours of college credit in ECE0
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration0