South Carolina Data Tables

Administrators ECE Program
Directors
School
Principals
Family Child
Care Providers
Total Number 520U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2017-2018 Edition, Preschool and Childcare Center Directors n/a 123Child Care Aware of America 2018 State Fact Sheet
Annual Salary $34,230U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2017-2018 Edition, Preschool and Childcare Center Directors 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
Public2 (Institutions)2 (Programs)6 (Institutions)14 (Programs)
Private----9 (Institutions)14 (Programs)
Total2NAEYC Early Childhood Education Higher Education Degree Directory (Institutions)2NAEYC Early Childhood Education Higher Education Degree Directory (Programs)15National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) (Institutions)28National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) (Programs)
2-year2 (Institutions)2 (Programs)----
4-year----145 (Institutions)28 (Programs)
Associate's--2 (Programs)----
Bachelors and Post-Bachelor's Certificate--------
Masters and Post-Master's Certificate------23 (Programs)
Doctoral------5 (Programs)
In-Person--2 (Programs)--18 (Programs)
On-Line------10 (Programs)
Blended--------

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Administrator Qualifications in Child Care Licensing3Regulations for the Licensing of Child Care Centers
Level of general education0
College credit in early childhood education0
College credit in business/administration0
Continuing professional development per year10
Administrator Credential (minimal requirements)1South Carolina Director Credential
Credential is competency-based0
Level of general education2
# of semester hours of college credit in ECE0
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration5
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 Licensure5
Level of general education10
Pre-K or elementary license issued5
# of years of teaching experience10South Carolina Department of Education
Pre-K content in the licensure requirements0
Pre-K practical (field) experience required0South Carolina Department of Education
Administrator Qualifications in QRIS4ABC 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 ECE8
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration0
Administrator Qualifications in State Pre-K Programs5South Carolina Child Development Education Program
Principal endorsement is required for school-based programs10
Administrator credential required for center-based programsn/a
Highest level of administrators general education requirement10
# of semester hours of college credit in ECE0
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration0