Alaska SEED is excited to announce several important updates to the early childhood/school-age professional career ladder.
The early childhood/school-age career ladder recognizes professional development milestones for Alaska SEED Registry members working in early childhood and school-age education, including military and tribal child care, school district Pre-K and elementary school classrooms (K-3), Head Start/Early Head Start programs, school-age only programs, in-home visiting, and Early Childhood degree-seeking students.
Updates to the career ladder that go into effect immediately include:
- Removing the high school diploma requirement
- Adding Associates Degree in an unrelated field with 12 Alaska SEED early childhood related field credits to Level 8.
- Expanding the list of Alaska SEED early childhood related fields to include Speech Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy.
- Adapting age requirements to apply to 16-year-olds working or learning in early childhood and school-age settings.
Click here to view the updated career ladder available in English and Spanish.
For questions about the career ladder updates, please email [email protected]