Professional Learning

ECPL is a state-approved professional development provider

In order to provide high quality learning experiences for young children, the early childhood workforce needs to be engaged in ongoing professional learning. Early Childhood Professional Learning (ECPL) offers free webinars, workshops and resources on the following early childhood topics: Administration & Leadership, Assessment, Curriculum, Diverse Learners, Family & Community Engagement, Language Arts/Literacy, Professional Knowledge, Social/Emotional Development, STEAM(Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics). Professional learning supports the Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards.

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. ECPL is a Gateways authorized entity. Online Administrator Academies on early childhood topics are offered in collaboration with the Illinois Principals Association.

Early Childhood Professional Learning (ECPL) aligns its work with the Learning Forward Standards for Professional Learning, which have been adopted by the Illinois State Board of Education.

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ECPL is committed to providing professional learning that is easily and equally accessible to early childhood educators in state funded programs throughout the entire state.

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