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Early Childhood Education

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Connecting 0-3 year-olds; the ins and outs of Home Visiting
Webinar: April 11, 2018
3:00-4:15 pm

Have you ever wondered what home visiting programs do? Or, how to better connect with families receiving home visiting services? The Illinois Birth-to-Third Grade (B-3) Continuity Project is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The webinar will provide a general overview of the several home visiting structures in the state of Illinois. Many of the different home visiting program models will also be described. Each of the models will present some strategies and best practices for transitioning young children into preschool programs.

A large number of collaborators will share about the home visiting landscape. Representatives from different funding sources include: Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV), Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS), and Early Head Start.

Specific home visiting models that will be sharing some of their preschool transitions best practices include:

  • Baby Talk
  • Early Head Start
  • Healthy Families America
  • Parents as Teachers

Please register online for this webinar. Questions can be directed to Ashley Long, Director of the B-3 Continuity Project at amlong3@ilstu.edu.

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