The importance of quality early childhood education continues to gain traction. Results from research evaluating the Child Parent Center programming are being disseminated to affirm the long-term impact quality early childhood education can have.


This issue we spotlight the Center for the Study of Education Policy (CSEP) in the College of Education.


Pat Chamberlain and Julie Kallenbach present information showing that a developmentally appropriate classroom using a play-based learning model is purposefully and intentionally planned by teachers to address standards.


Join us for lessons learned through the IL-PART Grant, what the data tell us, tools you can use and much more that will be shared at this one day immersive event.  


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 Illinois Birth-to-Third Grade (B-3) Continuity Conference is set for June 13-14, 2018 at the Double Tree Hotel in Bloomington, Illinois. 

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Below are upcoming opportunities to explore.

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Below are resources for early childhood professionals and those serving the early childhood community.

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The following resources focus on the educational climate and betterment of those serving the K–12 educational community.

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The following is a list of recent resources for those focused on the professional improvement of teachers, principals, and other educational leaders.

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

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The following resource might be helpful to school districts and the community partners who work with them.