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May 2013

Career Ladder Participation

2013 Calendar Year (as of May 31, 2013):
  • 765 new members since January 2013 (99 new members in May)
  • 1597 renewals processed since January 2013 (290 processed in May)
As of May 31, 2013:
  • 5551 current members (includes 3 pending, but complete, applications that have not yet been processed/placed on the Career Ladder)


Current Members by Level:

Levels 1-3 (including the Pre-Level) are the non-degreed levels of the ladder. However, some members placing at these levels hold an AA degree or higher in another field but have less than 30 ECE credits (or other qualifying criteria*) needed to place at a degreed level of the ladder (Levels 4-7).  The number of members at each level of the ladder with a Non-ECE degree is included in the following table.

 

*Other qualifying criteria is defined as 30 or more ECE credits, an ECE endorsement issued by the Department of Education or a Montessori diploma earned through an accredited program combined with a formal AA degree or higher.
 
Career Ladder LevelNumber Within Each LevelPercentage of Total Membership Members at Level wtih a Non-ECE Degree
Review/In Process - Level TBD30.05%            
     
Certificate of Participation/Pre-Level*74313.38% 54
Level 1271848.96% 286
Level 2105118.93% 253
Level 33706.67% 35
  Total percentage of members WITHOUT an ECE degree or other qualifying criteria to place at degreed level (Certification of Participation - Level 3):88% 
Level 41933.48% 30
Level 53366.05% 104
Level 61232.22% 68
Level 7140.25% 7
  Total percentage of members WITH an ECE degree or Non-ECE degree with other qualifying criteria (Level 4 - Level 7):12% 
*Individuals placed at this level have applied for Career Ladder placement and are active members, but have not yet accumulated the 1000 hours of direct experience in the field of ECE necessary to place at a level.
 

A Closer Look at Career Ladder Levels:

  • 23% of all active members have an AA degree or higher (in any field of study).
    Of this percentage:
    35% have a degree in ECE
    65% have a Non-ECE degree
  • Of the 65% of members with a Non-ECE degree:
    75% place at Levels 1 - 3 (including Certificate of Participation/Pre-Level)
    25% place at Levels 4 - 7 
  • 13% of all members placing at Levels 1 - 3 (including Certificate of Participation/Pre-Level) have a Non-ECE degree but less than 30 ECE credits (or other qualifying criteria) needed to place at the degreed levels of the ladder (Levels 4 - 7)   
  • 69% of all members placing at Levels 4 - 7 have a degree in ECE. 31% have a Non-ECE degree with other qualifying criteria.
  • 29% of all members without a degree have completed 1 or more ECE college credits. 32% have completed 20 ECE credits or more.
  

Current Members by Job Type/Classification:

Job Type/ClassificationNumber Within Each TypePercentage of Total
Direct Service
(Director, Lead/Asst. Teacher,
Family Home Care Provider, etc.)
532695.95%
Indirect Service
(Early Childhood Trainer, Program Administrator, Higher Education Faculty, etc.)
1142.05%
Other
(Unemployed, Student, Not Working in ECE, etc.)
1112%
 

Current Members by County:

CountyNumber of MembersPercentage of Total
Carson City1192.14%
Churchill430.77%
Clark362865.36%
Douglas941.69%
Elko1091.96%
Esmeralda00%
Eureka10.02%
Humboldt290.52%
Lander80.14%
Lincoln00%
Lyon701.26%
Mineral00%
Nye380.68%
Pershing50.09%
Storey20.04%
Washoe131423.67%
White Pine360.65%
Out of State550.99%
 

Training Approval System

Training Statistics:

2013 Calendar Year (as of May 31, 2013):
  • 2763 trainings approved since January 2013 (456 approved in May)
    (Approval numbers are based on the date that the event was approved in the system; not the date that the training actually occurred.)
  • 2565 trainings offered since January 2013 (523 offered in May)
    (Based on the date that the training actually occurred, regardless of when it was approved.)
 

Approved Trainings by Core Knowledge Area:

Core Knowledge AreaNumber of Trainings Approved
Human Growth and Development156
Positive Interactions and Guidance195
Observation and Assessment40
Environment and Curriculum362
Health, Nutrition and Safety1804
Leadership and Professional Development82
Family and Community Relationships53
Management and Administration71


Trainer Statistics:

As of May 31, 2013:
  • 926 registered trainers and sponsors (total)
  • 488 registered ECE trainers
(ECE trainers are individuals who are currently working in ECE, have previously worked in ECE and/or have a degree in ECE).
 

Career Ladder Levels of ECE Trainers:

Career Ladder LevelNumber Within Each LevelPercentage of Total 
In Review00% 
Certificate of Participation:*3.61% 
Level 1418.4% 
Level 213527.66% 
Level 36713.73% 
  Total percentage of ECE trainers WITHOUT an ECE degree or other qualifying criteria to place at degreed level (Certification of Participation - Level 3):50%
Level 4428.61% 
Level 511723.98% 
Level 67314.96% 
Level 7102.05% 
  Total percentage of ECE trainers WITH an ECE degree or Non-ECE degree with other qualifying criteria (Level 4 - Level 7):50%
* 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 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.)
39581%
Indirect Service
(Early Childhood Trainer, Program Administrator, Higher Education Faculty, etc.)
8417%
Other
(Unemployed, Student, Not Working in ECE, etc.)
92%

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