As of June 30, 2020
Total Number of Trainers: 224
The total number of trainers includes approved and registered trainers. Approved trainers fall into the Generalist, Out of State and Corporate trainer categories and are subject to all initial trainer qualification and annual renewal criteria requirements. Registered trainers fall into the Conference Presenter, Sponsored Presenter, Organizational Representative and Compliance trainer categories and are NOT subject to the initial trainer or renewal requirements.
- APPROVED Trainers: 156
- REGISTERED Trainers: 68
Breakdown by Trainer TYPE
A new improved training approval system was launched in January 2017. With it, trainer qualification and approval criteria was created. In 2020, the minimum educational criteria for Early Childhood (ECE) Trainers is an Associate’s degree with 4000 hours of direct experience working with children (Level 4.2, 5.2, 6.2 or 7.2). An Associate’s degree is also the minimum educational standard for NEW Topic Trainers.
- EARLY CHILDHOOD Trainers: 152
- TOPIC Trainers: 72
Breakdown by Trainer CATEGORY
Total EARLY CHILDHOOD Trainers: 152
Trainer Qualification and Approval Criteria for Early Childhood Trainers
|Category||Total in Category|
|Out of State||0|
Total TOPIC Trainers: 72
Trainer Qualification and Approval Criteria for Topic Trainers
|Category||Total in Category|
|Out of State||0|
*The Conference Presenter trainer category is a temporary status assigned to individuals presenting at a specific conference for a specific purpose. As a result, the total in this category fluctuates often. Because it is designed to support trainers for a single event, the Conference Presenter trainer category assignment is removed at the conclusion of the conference event for which he/she was registered.
Career Ladder Levels of ECE Trainers
|Career Ladder Level||Percentage of Total|
|Certificate of Participation||N/A|
The information below highlights the number of Registry-approved training sessions and online courses available during this quarter. It is important to note that a dip in the number of in-person training sessions offered during a specific period of time is not necessarily directly correlated to the number of approved trainers in Nevada. More likely, it is indicative of a growing trend for Early Childhood (ECE) educators to obtain much of their required professional development via online training organizations; especially when online courses are offered at low, or no cost. As online options continue to increase and meet the needs of ECE educators, particularly in rural areas where training is typically less accessible, this trend will likely continue.
In-Person/Virtual* Training Statistics
- 132 in-person and virtual Registry-approved training sessions were offered during this quarter.
Of this total:
43% were open to the public**
57% were offered in-house/not open to the public (and not posted to the Training Calendar)
* In-person training was suspended in April 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in order to comply with Governor Sisolak’s Stay at Home Order and state shutdown. As a result, there was a significant decrease in the number of training sessions submitted for approval. The Nevada Registry began approving virtual training sessions in response to the crisis.
**The Training Calendar only displays in-person training sessions that are open to the public. It should not be assumed that the events listed on the calendar represent all of the training available at any given time.
Online Training Statistics
- 1633 online courses are currently approved/posted on the Training Calendar
The Nevada Registry has entered into data transfer partnerships with ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) and ProSolutions Training to electronically import completed Registry-approved online training into the membership accounts of active Registry members. These imports occur on a weekly basis through a secure data transfer process. As a result, we are now able to report on the number of online courses being completed through these two organizations.
- ChildCare Education Institute
Total number of CCEI online courses currently approved: 286
Number of CCEI courses completed by active Registry members during this quarter: 1900
- ProSolutions Training
Total number of ProSolutions Training online courses currently approved: 172
Number of ProSolutions courses completed by active Registry members during this quarter: 1740
Training Sessions by Core Knowledge Areas (CKA)
|Core Knowledge Area||Percentage of Total|
|Human Growth and Development||15.13%|
|Positive Interactions and Guidance||13.18%|
|Observation and Assessment||6.20%|
|Environment and Curriculum||15.39%|
|Health, Nutrition and Safety||15.63%|
|Leadership and Professional Development||11.52%|
|Family and Community Relationships||5.76%|
|Management and Administration||17.19%|