Washington Data Tables

Administrators ECE Program
Directors
School
Principals
Family Child
Care Providers
Total Number 1,180U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2017-2018 Edition, Preschool and Childcare Center Directors n/a 3,395Child Care Aware of America 2018 State Fact Sheet
Annual Salary $46,100U.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 12017 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)6 (Institutions)10 (Programs)
Private----9 (Institutions)17 (Programs)
Total1NAEYC Early Childhood Education Higher Education Degree Directory (Institution)1NAEYC Early Childhood Education Higher Education Degree Directory (Program)15National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) (Institutions)27National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) (Programs)
2-year1 (Institution)1 (Program)----
4-year----15 (Institutions)27 (Programs)
Associate's--1 (Program)----
Bachelors and Post-Bachelor's Certificate------2 (Programs)
Masters and Post-Master's Certificate------21 (Programs)
Doctoral------4 (Programs)
In-Person--1 (Program)--21 (Programs)
On-Line------6 (Programs)
Blended--------

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Administrator Qualifications in Child Care Licensing1Minimum 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 year5
Administrator Credential (minimal requirements)2ECE Certificate of Specialization - Administration
Credential is competency-based10
Level of general education2
# 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 issued10
# of years of teaching experience10How do I become certified in Washington?
Pre-K content in the licensure requirements0Email response, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
Pre-K practical (field) experience required0Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
Administrator Qualifications in QRIS6Early Achievers, Washington’s Quality Rating and Improvement System Standards –A Framework to Support Positive Child Outcomes
QRIS is implemented statewide10
Administrator credential is embedded in QRIS (yes or no)0
Highest level of administrators general education requirement10
# of semester hours of college credit in ECE10
# of semester hours of college credit in business/administration0
Administrator Qualifications in State Pre-K Programs2Washing State Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program
Principal endorsement is required for school-based programs10
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