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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Statewide Preschool for All and Preschool for All Expansion Administrator's Virtual Forum 2020

A virtual conference sponsored by The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and coordinated by Early Childhood Professional Learning, a project of The Center: Resources for Teaching and Leaning.

REGISTRATION OPENS SEPTEMBER 23, 2020

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Statewide Preschool for All and Preschool for All Expansion Administrator's Virtual Forum 2020

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COVID-19 outbreak. Keeping you informed during these uncertain times.

Even though our office remains closed, all ECPL staff are continuing to work virtually.

Please feel free to contact us by email here.

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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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Partners

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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