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April 2015

Career Ladder Participation

 

As of April 30, 2015:

6,205 active members

 

2015 Calendar Year (as of April 30, 2015):
  • 95 new members in April
  • 385 returning members in April


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 with a Non-ECE Degree
Review/In Process - Level TBD210.34% 1
     
Certificate of Participation/Pre-Level*109617.66% 57
  Total percentage of members with less than 1000 hours of direct service (regardless of education and training)18% 
Level 1.1174928.19% 0
Level 1.2811.31% 23
Level 1.3101016.28% 201
Level 2.189214.38% 193
Level 2.22854.59% 91
Level 3.1881.42% 21
Level 3.22694.34% 12
  Total percentage of members WITHOUT an ECE degree or other qualifying criteria to place at degreed level (Level 1- Level 3):70% 
Level 4.1190.31% 4
Level 4.22203.55% 31
Level 5.1350.56% 4
Level 5.22944.74% 105
Level 6.180.13% 3
Level 6.21221.97% 67
Level 7.110.02% 1
Level 7.2150.24% 8
  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:

  • 21% of all active members have an AA degree or higher (in any field of study).
    Of this percentage:
    38% have a degree in ECE
    62% have a Non-ECE degree
  • Of the 61% of members with a Non-ECE degree:
    73% place at Levels 1 - 3 (including Certificate of Participation/Pre-Level)
    27% place at Levels 4 - 7
  • 19% 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.
  • 20% of all members without a degree of any type have completed 1 or more ECE college credits (16% of all members). 30% have completed 20 ECE credits or more.
  • 63% of all members have not completed any ECE college credits.

 

Career Ladder Level Increases:

In April, 18% of returning members experienced a Career Ladder Level increase.

Number of MembersLevel Change
7Completion of a formal degree in ECE and or other qualifying criteria.
37Accumulated the 1000 hours of direct service needed to place on the ladder.
5Within the same level (i.e., Level 1.1 to 1.2, 4.1 to 4.2, etc.)
16Level 1 to Level 2
1Level 1 to Level 3
5Level 2 to Level 3



Current Members by Job Type/Classification:

Job Type/ClassificationPercentage of Total
Direct Service
(Director, Lead/Asst. Teacher,
Family Home Care Provider, etc.)
97%
Indirect Service
(Early Childhood Trainer, Program Administrator, Higher Education Faculty, etc.)
1%
Other
(Unemployed, Student, Not Working in ECE, etc.)
2%


Current Members by County:

CountyPercentage of Total
Carson City2.35%
Churchill0.87%
Clark65.16%
Douglas1.68%
Elko2.1%
Esmeralda0%
Eureka0%
Humboldt0.44%
Lander0.13%
Lincoln0.03%
Lyon1.53%
Mineral0.02%
Nye0.73%
Pershing0.06%
Storey0%
Washoe23.66%
White Pine0.53%
Out of State0.73%



Training Approval System

TRAINING Statistics:

  • 463 trainings approved in April
    (Approval numbers are based on the date that the event was approved in the system; not the date that the training actually occurred.)
  • 517 Registry-approved trainings offered in April
    (Based on the date that the training actually occurred, regardless of when it was approved.)

 

Approved Trainings by Core Knowledge Area - April 2015:

Core Knowledge AreaPercentage of Total
Human Growth and Development8.88%
Positive Interactions and Guidance9.42%
Observation and Assessment1.75%
Environment and Curriculum18.79%
Health, Nutrition and Safety51.94%
Leadership and Professional Development3.5%
Family and Community Relationships2.62%
Management and Administration3.11%


TRAINER Statistics:

As of April 30, 2015:
  • 713 registered trainers and sponsors (total)
  • 376 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. ECE Trainers are required to apply for Career Ladder placement.

 

Career Ladder Levels of ECE Trainers:

Career Ladder LevelPercentage of Total 
In Review0% 
Certificate of Participation:*0.53% 
Level 18.51% 
Level 228.99% 
Level 311.17% 
 Total percentage of ECE trainers WITHOUT an ECE degree or other qualifying criteria to place at degreed level (Certification of Participation - Level 3):49%
Level 49.31% 
Level 521.81% 
Level 617.02% 
Level 72.66% 
 Total percentage of ECE trainers WITH an ECE degree or Non-ECE degree with other qualifying criteria (Level 4 - Level 7):51%
* 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 Type
Direct Service
(Director, Lead/Asst. Teacher,
Family Home Care Provider, etc.)
288
Indirect Service
(Early Childhood Trainer, Program Administrator, Higher Education Faculty, etc.)
70
Other
(Unemployed, Student, Not Working in ECE, etc.)
13

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