In his latest video, Jim Applegate, visiting professor at the Center for the Study Education Policy, identifies the changes needed in societal attitudes and in the nature of teacher preparation programs themselves to create the 21st century teachers we need to educate 21st century students.


Dr. James Applegate of the Center for the Study of Education Policy (CSEP) attended and spoke at the Innovation and Public-Private Partnership in Higher Education conference held April 3–4 in Arlington, Virginia.


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.


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.  


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.

Teaching & Leadership

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.