There are currently 47 National Board Professional Development Schools in Illinois led by administrator leaders. The NBRC is expanding this program to include an additional 25 schools/districts to take part in this opportunity during the 2017-2018 school year.


Elgin Area School District Unit 46 has implemented play-based curriculum in their all-day kindergarten classrooms. The district shared the curriculum's development, implementation, and initial results.

Young child writing

Resources for early childhood professionals and those serving the early childhood community.

K-12 Education students in a school hallway

Resources that focus on the educational climate and betterment of those serving the K–12 educational community.

People sitting in chairs at a conference

A list of recent resources for those focused on the professional improvement of teachers, principals, and other educational leaders.

Higher Education Classroom

Here are some new resources and news for the field of higher education.


Memo: Improving student achievement by meeting children’s comprehensive