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September 2015

Membership/Career Ladder Participation

 

As of September 30, 2015:

6,315 active members

  • 116 new members (10% fewer than last month)
  • 323 returning members (11% fewer than last month)


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 Level+/-Change Percentage of Total Membership Members at Level with a Non-ECE Degree+/-Change  
Review/In Process - Level TBD21-100.33% 4+4
       
Certificate of Participation/Pre-Level*1150-1418.21% 57+4
   Total percentage of members with less than 1000 hours of direct service (regardless of education and training)18%  
Level 1.11832+2329.01% 00
Level 1.275-21.19% 19-2
Level 1.3940-514.89% 191-8
Level 2.1910+714.41% 198+5
Level 2.2285-34.51% 850
Level 3.190+11.43% 210
Level 3.2263-24.16% 120
   Total percentage of members WITHOUT an ECE degree or other qualifying criteria to place at degreed level (Level 1- Level 3):70%  
Level 4.12500.4% 3-1
Level 4.2232+53.67% 320
Level 5.131-10.49% 3-1
Level 5.2307+24.86% 1100
Level 6.11100.17% 60
Level 6.2128+52.03% 72+3
Level 7.1100.02% 10
Level 7.21400.22% 80
 Change in Member Total: +6Total percentage of members WITH an ECE degree or Non-ECE degree with other qualifying criteria
(Level 4 - Level 7):
12%Change in # of Members with Non-ECE Degree:  +4
*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:
    39% have a degree in ECE
    61% have a Non-ECE degree
  • Of the 61% of members with a Non-ECE degree:
    76% place at Levels 1 - 3 (including Certificate of Participation/Pre-Level)
    24% place at Levels 4 - 7
  • 11% 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)
  • 73% of all members placing at Levels 4 - 7 have a degree in ECE. 27% 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 zero ECE college credits.

 

Career Ladder Level Increases:

20% 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.
39Accumulated the 1000 hours of direct service needed to place on the ladder.
9Within the same level (i.e., Level 1.1 to 1.2, 4.1 to 4.2, etc.)
10Level 1 to Level 2
0Level 1 to Level 3
0Level 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.)
96%
Indirect Service
(Early Childhood Trainer, Program Administrator, Higher Education Faculty, etc.)
2%
Other
(Unemployed, Student, Not Working in ECE, etc.)
2%


Current Members by County:

CountyPercentage of Total
Carson City2.38%
Churchill0.82%
Clark65.6%
Douglas1.63%
Elko1.9%
Esmeralda0%
Eureka0%
Humboldt0.52%
Lander0.13%
Lincoln0.03%
Lyon1.55%
Mineral0.02%
Nye0.65%
Pershing0.06%
Storey0%
Washoe23.24%
White Pine0.51%
Out of State0.86%



Training Approval System

TRAINING Statistics:

  • 539 trainings approved (14% more than last month)
    (Approval numbers are based on the date that the event was approved in the system; not the date that the training actually occurred.)
  • 526 Registry-approved trainings offered (15% fewer than last month)
    (Based on the date that the training actually occurred, regardless of when it was approved.)

 

Approved Trainings by Core Knowledge Area:

Core Knowledge AreaPercentage of Total
Human Growth and Development6.31%
Positive Interactions and Guidance10.02%
Observation and Assessment2.41%
Environment and Curriculum21.52%
Health, Nutrition and Safety50.83%
Leadership and Professional Development4.64%
Family and Community Relationships2.04%
Management and Administration2.23%


TRAINER Statistics:

  • 746 registered trainers and sponsors (total)
  • 394 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:*0.76% 
Level 18.88% 
Level 227.41% 
Level 311.68% 
 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 48.88% 
Level 523.35% 
Level 616.5% 
Level 72.54% 
 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.)
78%
Indirect Service
(Early Childhood Trainer, Program Administrator, Higher Education Faculty, etc.)
19%
Other
(Unemployed, Student, Not Working in ECE, etc.)
3%

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