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Admin Forum

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

We would like to still offer you the opportunity to complete this short survey to provide input about topics for future sessions.


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Developmentally Appropriate Practices Series

NEW! Developmentally Appropriate Practices: Maximizing Equitable High Quality Early Childhood Education and Care

A professional learning series sponsored by Early CHOICES, Early Childhood Professional Learning (ECPL) & Illinois STAR NET

DAP Series Flyer with Registration Links

Multilingual IL conference

Multilingual Illinois 2022 Statewide Virtual Conference

December 6, 2022 - December 9, 2022

Registration is open!

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The 2022 Multilingual IL Statewide Virtual Conference will be held in collaboration with ESSA on December 6-9, 2022. The Illinois Resource Center is excited to once again bring together educators from across the state in early December, and to do so safely & conveniently as a virtual event. 



On Demand Professional Learning for ECERS-3

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

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WIDA Early Years

WIDA Early Years eLearning is intended for ECE professionals, including pre-service and in-service teachers, teacher educators, practitioners, coaches, trainers, and leaders/administrators. One hour of ISBE and/or Gateways credit is available upon completion of each course.

Illinois WIDA Early Years eLearning Flyer

Go to https://go.wisc.edu/2ik3k9 to start an On Demand Course from WIDA EY eLearning today!

Learning at Home

Learning at Home

Our latest resource for Illinois preschool teachers and families.

Learning at Home

These At Home and On the Go activities were created by The Center: Resources for Teaching and Learning in collaboration with a group of teachers, family specialists, and parents. They support the Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards.


Need help paying for college coursework?

The Gateways Scholarship Program can help!

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.

Apply online, or by submitting your application via mail.

To speak with a Gateways Scholarship Counselor, call 866.697.8278, or email scholarship@ilgateways.com.