Statewide Preschool for All and Preschool for All Expansion Administrators Virtual Forum Sessions

In-person Administrators' Conference
April 22-23, 2024 Champaign, IL
Additional information to follow

Admin Forum

On Demand Professional Learning for ECERS-3

Introduction to the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale®, Third Edition (ECERS-3™)

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Need help paying for college coursework? Seeking additional credentials and/or a degree in early childhood education?

You may be eligible for the Early Childhood Access Consortium for Equity Scholarship Program (ECACE).

Funds are also available through the Gateways Scholarship Program.

ECACE & Gateways to Opportunities


Welcome to ECPL

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 practices in Early Childhood education.

Our Mission

Supporting high quality practices in early childhood education and care with free professional learning, resources, and information that promotes positive outcomes for young children and their families.

Professional Learning

Early Childhood Professional Learning (ECPL) is a state-approved professional development provider authorized to issue professional development credit to Illinois licensed educators for license renewal purposes. Learn more!


The eLearning offered by ECPL consists of live/recorded webinars and online courses/modules. Learn more!

Preschool English Learners

ECPL leverages its partnerships with local and national providers to bring you FREE high quality, relevant professional learning focused on preschool English learners (ELs). Learn more!

Learning at Home

Explore the resources and activities created by The Center: Resources for Teaching and Learning that help families support young children learning at home.

Webinar Calendar

The Webinar Calendar gives you the ability to search our calendar using different criteria to assist you in selecting professional learning that supports your professional growth.

NOTE: Past ECPL recorded webinars are listed on our YouTube Channel.