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Participation with The Nevada Registry became a requirement for all caregivers working in licensed child care settings in April of 2009 (as per State Child Care Licensing regulations) and was fully phased-in as of December 31, 2012. Mandatory participation with the Registry means that we now have a representative picture of the ECE workforce in our state for the first time in Nevada’s history. This page provides the accumulated summary/overview of growth since the inception of the program in January 2004. This page is updated on a quarterly basis.

As of June 30, 2021

Membership/Career Ladder Participation

Since January 2004
  • 25,181 membership profiles created
  • 9,594 TOTAL Career Ladder level increases
    This total reflects ALL level changes; including changes within the same level. 
  • 937 Career Ladder level increases due to completion of higher education degrees
    This total reflects the number of members who have moved from an initial, non-degreed Level of 1-3 to a degreed Level of 4-7 by completing an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree, as well as those with an initial Level of 4, 5 or 6 who have moved to at least one level higher (AA to a BA, BA to a MA, MA to a PhD).

Training Approval System

Since January 2004
  • 65,834 training sessions approved
  • 175,044  hours of Registry-approved training offered statewide

Total Approved Training by Core Knowledge Area (CKA)

Core Knowledge Area (CKA) Percentage of Training in each CKA
Human Growth and Development7.99%
Positive Interactions and Guidance12%
Observation and Assessment2.63%
Environment and Curriculum19.71%
Health, Nutrition and Safety47.25%
Leadership and Professional Development3.91%
Family and Community Relationships 3.33%
Management and Administration3.18%

Total Approved Training by County

93% of all in-person/virtual training approved to date has been offered in Clark (70%) and/or Washoe (23%) County.
CountyNumber of Training Sessions Approved
Carson City850
White Pine452
Out of State/Online Courses2,997

Statewide Job Board

  • 3,936 jobs have been posted to the Job Board since March 2007