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Early Childhood Education Schools in Alaska

There are three Alaska schools offering early childhood education programs. 29 students graduated from programs at Alaska early childhood education schools in 2010. 12 of all these students graduated with certificates and nine of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

32 students graduate from early childhood education programs in this state, on average, each year. More specifically, 12 students graduated with early childhood education certificates, nine with a degree at the associate's level, and eight with a bachelor's level degree.

Three early childhood education schools are located in Alaska. And out of these, three schools are public. Tuition at a public early childhood education school varies from $5,130 to $5,358.

Average tuition for programs in early childhood education is $5,245. While the lowest tuition in this state is at the University of Alaska Southeast, the highest tuition for programs in early childhood education, which is $5,358 each year, is at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Alaska schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees in early childhood education. In 2010, no undergraduate level students in early childhood education pursued degrees at the masters level.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

32 students graduate from early childhood education programs in this state, on average, each year. More specifically, 12 students graduated with early childhood education certificates, nine with a degree at the associate's level, and eight with a bachelor's level degree.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 12
  • Certificate 2009: 3
  • Certificate 2010: 12
  • Associate 2006: 12
  • Associate 2007: 7
  • Associate 2008: 14
  • Associate 2009: 14
  • Associate 2010: 9
  • Bachelor 2006: 2
  • Bachelor 2007: 4
  • Bachelor 2008: 10
  • Bachelor 2009: 7
  • Bachelor 2010: 8

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Alaska

Alaska schools offer a total of ten programs in early childhood education. Of these programs, around 40% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Alaska

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 2

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20830
  • 25th Percentile: 24000
  • Median: 30360
  • 75th Percentile: 36230
  • 90th Percentile: 43300

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16960
  • 25th Percentile: 18700
  • Median: 22160
  • 75th Percentile: 28690
  • 90th Percentile: 34780

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42030
  • 25th Percentile: 51330
  • Median: 64370
  • 75th Percentile: 73530
  • 90th Percentile: 96750

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48810
  • 25th Percentile: 58230
  • Median: 69230
  • 75th Percentile: 85580
  • 90th Percentile: 107670

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25250
  • Median Salary 2007: 24820
  • Median Salary 2008: 26420
  • Median Salary 2009: 26470
  • Median Salary 2010: 30360
  • Total Employed 2006: 1030
  • Total Employed 2007: 890
  • Total Employed 2008: 840
  • Total Employed 2009: 670
  • Total Employed 2010: 620

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20240
  • Median Salary 2007: 21440
  • Median Salary 2008: 21060
  • Median Salary 2009: 22130
  • Median Salary 2010: 22160
  • Total Employed 2006: 1270
  • Total Employed 2007: 850
  • Total Employed 2008: 1000
  • Total Employed 2009: 1130
  • Total Employed 2010: 1510

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52020
  • Median Salary 2007: 54050
  • Median Salary 2008: 53090
  • Median Salary 2009: 62240
  • Median Salary 2010: 64370
  • Total Employed 2006: 220
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 280
  • Total Employed 2009: 260
  • Total Employed 2010: 220

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56570
  • Median Salary 2007: 59080
  • Median Salary 2008: 61570
  • Median Salary 2009: 66660
  • Median Salary 2010: 69230
  • Total Employed 2006: 660
  • Total Employed 2007: 660
  • Total Employed 2008: 690
  • Total Employed 2009: 660
  • Total Employed 2010: 640

Alaska vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

Alaska vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.217% (2990)

Early Childhood Education Schools in Alaska

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1. The University of Alaska Southeast

11120 Glacier Highway
Juneau, AK 99801-8697
(877) 465-4827

The University of Alaska Southeast is near Juneau, AK. This school offers two early childhood education programs. Out of those, UAS offers students one certificate in early childhood education and one degree at the associate's level in early childhood education. It is one of 6 public post-secondary institutions in Alaska. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering programs in early childhood education.

2. The University of Alaska Fairbanks

505 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500
(907) 474-7211

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska. It offers four early childhood education programs. Of those, it offers two early childhood education certificates to students and two early childhood education degrees at the associate's level. 9,855 students seek degrees in 200 programs at this medium-sized university, overall. UAF is the oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering early childhood education programs.

3. The University of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1800

The University of Alaska Anchorage offers four programs in early childhood education. Out of those, this school offers students one early childhood education certificate, one associate's level early childhood education degree, and two early childhood education degrees at the bachelor's level. It is near the heart of downtown. UAA is a public 4-year institution. UAA is the largest institution in the state of Alaska offering early childhood education in terms of programs.