Early Childhood Professional Learning (ECPL) invites you to explore professional learning opportunities and resources for the Illinois Early Childhood workforce, especially those working in state funded programs. These offerings reflect the latest evidence based practices in Early Childhood education and the latest adult learning theories.
2018-2019 Online Early Childhood Administrator Academies
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Scholarship funds are available for Preschool for All funded programs!
Learn more about the Gateways Scholarship Program and how it can pay up to 100% of your tuition.
Review the Gateways Scholarship requirements.
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New! July through December 2018
Professional Learning At-A-Glance
Statement from ISBE on new agreement to fund additional Early Childhood Block Grant applicants
The State Board of Education (ISBE) is collaborating with the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood Development (GOECD) and the Department of Human Services (DHS) on a solution to fund additional high quality Prevention Initiative and Preschool for All Expansion programs.