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.
The Center: Early Childhood Professional Learning offers free access to the WIDA Early Years online learning modules.
Illinois State Board of Education: Early Childhood Department
Statewide Preschool for All and Preschool for All Expansion
Administrators Virtual Forum Sessions
November 17, 2021
Administrator Session II
Illinois Risk & Reach Report
Presented by Cristina Pacione-Zayas
Equity Symposium - Online Learning Series
An online learning series that will explore priorities to dismantle systemic racism in our early care and education systems and will deepen understanding of our role in effecting change that moves us forward in realizing equity in access, experiences, and outcomes for all children and families.
Series is free and open to all birth-8 early intervention, early childhood personnel and families!
Promising Practices Implementation Kit Roll-Out Webinars
You’re invited to join an interactive and informative one-hour webinar hosted by WIDA Early Years to introduce early care and education (ECE) professionals in Illinois to the various components and uses of the WIDA Early Years Promising Practices Implementation Kit.
Register for one of the upcoming webinars:
2021-2022 School Year
Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
Back to School 2021-2022
Letter to Superintendents: Enforcement of Universal Indoor Masking Requirements
Illinois State Board of Education Professional Development Calendar
Illinois Principals Association has partnered with ISBE to provide access to Ed Leaders Network (ELN) for all public school educators in the state!