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February 2016

Membership/Career Ladder Participation

 

As of February 29, 2016:

6,511 active members

  • 105 new members (33% fewer than last month)
  • 303 returning members (9% 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 TBD20-160.31% 0-1
       
Certificate of Participation/Pre-Level*1183-918.17% 720
   Total percentage of members with less than 1000 hours of direct service (regardless of education and training)18%  
Level 1.11980+930.41% 00
Level 1.272-11.11% 15+1
Level 1.3909+213.96% 191+4
Level 2.1949-314.56% 212+1
Level 2.2282+14.33% 840
Level 3.191-31.4% 240
Level 3.2275+14.22% 120
   Total percentage of members WITHOUT an ECE degree or other qualifying criteria to place at degreed level (Level 1- Level 3):70%  
Level 4.123-20.35% 2-1
Level 4.2228-53.5% 28-5
Level 5.133+10.51% 5+1
Level 5.2312-34.79% 106-1
Level 6.1800.12% 40
Level 6.2130+52% 76+4
Level 7.1200.03% 10
Level 7.214+20.22% 8+1
 Change in Member Total: -21Total 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:
    38% have a degree in ECE
    62% have a Non-ECE degree
  • Of the 62% 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
  • 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)
  • 70% of all members placing at Levels 4 - 7 have a degree in ECE. 30% have a Non-ECE degree with other qualifying criteria.
  • 18% of all members without a degree of any type have completed 1 or more ECE college credits (15% of all members). 30% of those who have completed some college, have completed 20 ECE credits or more.
  • 65% of all members have zero ECE college credits on record/documented.

 

Career Ladder Level Increases:

23% of returning members experienced a Career Ladder Level increase.

Number of MembersLevel Change
5Completion of a formal degree in ECE and/or other qualifying criteria.
31Accumulated the 1000 hours of direct service needed to place on the ladder.
11Within the same level (i.e., Level 1.1 to 1.2, 4.1 to 4.2, etc.)
11Level 1 to Level 2
0Level 1 to Level 3
1Level 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 City2.18%
Churchill0.66%
Clark65.66%
Douglas1.66%
Elko1.87%
Esmeralda0%
Eureka0%
Humboldt0.51%
Lander0.08%
Lincoln0.06%
Lyon1.52%
Mineral0.06%
Nye0.65%
Pershing0.06%
Storey0%
Washoe23.47%
White Pine0.6%
Out of State0.97%

 

Training Approval System

TRAINING Statistics:

  • 454 trainings approved (22% fewer 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.)
  • 566 Registry-approved trainings offered (24% more 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 Development5.07%
Positive Interactions and Guidance7.49%
Observation and Assessment1.1%
Environment and Curriculum21.81%
Health, Nutrition and Safety57.27%
Leadership and Professional Development2.86%
Family and Community Relationships1.1%
Management and Administration3.3%


TRAINER Statistics:

  • 770 registered trainers and sponsors (total)
  • 410 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:*0.24% 
Level 18.29% 
Level 227.8% 
Level 312.2% 
 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 49.02% 
Level 523.41% 
Level 616.34% 
Level 72.68% 
 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.)
77%
Indirect Service
(Early Childhood Trainer, Program Administrator, Higher Education Faculty, etc.)
20%
Other
(Unemployed, Student, Not Working in ECE, etc.)
3%

 


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