Welcome to Early Childhood Professional Learning

Early Childhood Professional Learning (ECPL) invites you to explore professional learning opportunities and resources for the Illinois Early Childhood workforce, especially those working in state funded programs. These offerings reflect the latest evidence based practices in Early Childhood education and the latest adult learning theories.

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Sharing A Vision (SAV) 2017

Don't miss out on Sharing A Vision Conference
October 25-27, 2017 - Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center
East Peoria, IL

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Sharing A Vision Conference

October is National Principals Month

Every day, the leadership and hard work of principals advances the success of schools, educators, and students nationwide. That is why NAESP, the National Association of Elementary School Principals, and the American Federation of School Administrators have designated October 2017 as National Principals Month.

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Early Childhood Professional Learning (ECPL)

Early Childhood Professional Learning (ECPL) provides free professional development and resources to support the Illinois State Board of Education funded preschool programs in implementing evidence-based practices that improve outcomes for young children and their families.

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Professional Learning

Free workshops, webinars, and resources

In order to provide high quality learning experiences for young children, the Early Childhood workforce needs to be engaged in ongoing professional learning.

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Organizations Supporting Evidence Based Practices in Early Childhood

The websites of these organizations contain information about professional learning or resources that support the Early Childhood Workforce. Featured news from these organizations is highlighted.

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