Early Care & Learning Program Supports

Find opportunities to advance your professional development in the Early Care and Education Resource Guide. Published quarterly, this guide includes listings of trainings and workshops offered by our network along with course descriptions and registration information.

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Professional Development Trainings

Accreditation sets a standard for quality of care and professionalism that parents expect from their child care providers. We can help you navigate the guidelines and the requirements for your area.

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ExceleRate Illinois

Illinois’statewide quality rating and improvement system helps child care programs deliver quality care to the children and families they serve. Learn more about this voluntary program.

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Quality Improvement Funding

Ready to achieve the next level of quality? You may be eligible to receive funds or financial aid that support accreditation training, career development activities, and quality improvements.

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