Accreditation Information

Post

National Accreditation 

  • The COTC Early Childhood Education Technology program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).NAEYC Accredited Logo

Program Outcome Data

Number of Program Completers

  • 17AU-18AU had 4 program completers; 25% were full-time, 75% were part-time
  • 18AU-19AJ had 10 program completers; 30% were full-time, 70% were part-time
  • 19AU-20AU had 5 program completers; 40% were full-time, 60% were part-time

Program Completion Rate- Percentage of full-time candidates completing the program within the program’s published timeframe (2 years)

  • 2017-2018- 100% of students completed the program within 150% of the published timeframe
  • 2018-2019- 100% of students completed the program within 100% of the published timeframe.
  • 2019-2020- 100% of students completed the program within 100% of the published timeframe.  

Fall-to-Fall Retention Rate

  • 17AU
    • 72% retention rate among part-time candidates (69% of total enrollment)
    • 67% retention rate among full-time candidates (31% of total enrollment)
  • 18AU
    • 67% retention rate among part-time candidates (41% of total enrollment)
    • 53% retention rate among full-time candidates (59% of total enrollment)
  • 19AU
    • 63% retention rate among part-time candidates (61% of total enrollment)
    • 46% retention rate among full-time candidates (39% of total enrollment) 

Program Graduates Currently Employed or Pursuing Further Education within the Profession

  • 2015/2016 Academic Year- 8 graduates
    • % employed in the ECE profession within one year of graduation = 50%
    • % pursuing further education in the early childhood profession = currently unknown
  • 2016/2017 Academic Year- 3 graduates
    • % employed in the ECE profession within one year of graduation = 67%
    • % pursuing further education in the early childhood profession = 33%
  • 2017/2018 Academic Year- 4 graduates
    • % employed in the ECE profession within one year of graduation = 100%
    • % pursuing further education in the early childhood profession = 0%