Feb 26, 2024  
2023-2024 NOVA Catalog 
    
2023-2024 NOVA Catalog

NAEYC Outcome Measures


 NAEYC Accreditation

The Early Childhood Development Program at Northern Virginia Community College is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The accreditation term runs from March 2018 through March 2025.

NVCC bases the content of all ECE courses on NAEYC’s Standards for Early Childhood Professional Preparation. This link is to data on program outcomes.

 

OUTCOME MEASURES

Outcome Measure #1: The Number of Program Completers

 

Academic Year

Number of program completers

Percentage of program completers who were attending full-time (at the time of completion)

Percentage of program completers who were attending part-time[1] (at the time of completion)

 

2020-2021

77

28%

72%

2019-2020

53

10%

90%

2018-2019

72

13%

87%

 

Outcome Measure #2: The Program Completion Rate

Academic year in which a Fall cohort of full-time candidates enrolled in the program (select three sequential years)

Percentage of those candidates who completed the program within 150% of the published timeframe

Percentage of those candidates who completed the program within 300% (three times) of the published timeframe.

 

2015-2016

28%

34%

2014-2015

28%

34%

2013-2014

25%

29%

 

 

 

 

 

Outcome Measure #3: Fall-to-Fall Retention Rate

Academic Year

Percent of Part-Time Candidates Enrolled in the Program (% of Total Enrollment)

Retention Rate among Part-Time Candidates

Percent of Full-Time Candidates Enrolled in the Program (% of Total Enrollment)

Retention Rate among Full-Time Candidates

2019-2020

78%

42%

22%

54%

2018-2019

78%

36%

22%

46%

2017-2018

76%

37%

24%

44%