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December 2009

The information on this page is organized into two broad categories to make it easier to find what you are looking for; Career Ladder Participation and Training Approval System. Scroll completely down the page to see all of the data.

Career Ladder Participation 

Since January 2004 

  • 106 Career Ladder level increases due to completion of higher education degrees 

2009 Calendar Year (as of December 31, 2009): 

  • 605 new participants since January 2009
  • 640 renewals processed since January 2009 

As of December 31, 2009:

  • 1114 current participants (includes ECE trainers) 

 

Current participants by level:

Career Ladder LevelNumber Within Each LevelPercentage of Total Participation    
Certificate of Participation:*  343.05%
 
Level 127424.6% 
Level 228625.67% 
Level 313412.03% 
  Total percentage of participants WITHOUT a degree (Certificate of Participation - Level 3):65.35%
Level 411410.23% 
Level 516314.63% 
Level 61049.34% 
Level 750.45% 
  Total percentage of
participants WITH a degree
(Level 4 - Level 7):
34.65%
* Individuals placed at this level have applied for Career Ladder placement but have
not yet accumulated 1000 hours of direct experience in the field of ECE.   

 

Current participants by job type/classification:

Job Type/ClassificationNumber Within Each TypePercentage of Total   
Direct Service
(Director, Lead/Asst. Teacher,
Family Home Care Provider, etc.)
96487%
Indirect Service
(Early Childhood Trainer, Program Administrator, HIgher Education Faculty, etc.)
11510%
Other
(Unemployed, Student, Not Working in ECE, etc.) 
353%

  
Training Approval System 

Training Statistics: 

Since October 2004

  • 19,358 trainings approved 
  • 53,007 hours of training offered statewide 

2009 Calendar Year (as of December 31, 2009): 

  • 4354 trainings approved since January 2009

 

Approved trainings by Core Knowledge Area: 

Core Knowledge Area Number of Trainings Approved  
Human Growth and Development419
Positive Interactions and Guidance611
Observation and Assessment107
Environment and Curriculum1061
Health, Nutrition and Safety1656
Leadership and Professional Development164
Family and Community Relationships 232
Management and Administration104

  
Trainer Statistics: 

As of December 31, 2009: 

  • 666 active registered trainers and sponsors
  • 329 registered ECE trainers 

 

Career Ladder levels of ECE trainers:

Career Ladder LevelNumber Within
Each Level 
Level 123
Level 265
Level 341
Level 452
Level 571
Level 674
Level 73

 

Current ECE trainers by job type/classification:

Job Type/ClassificationNumber Within Each TypePercentage of Total   
Direct Service
(Director, Lead/Asst. Teacher,
Family Home Care Provider, etc.)
23572%  
Indirect Service
(Early Childhood Trainer, Program Administrator, Higher Education Faculty, etc.)
8325%  
Other
(Unemployed, Student, Not Working in ECE, etc.) 
113%  

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