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.
The Center: Early Childhood Professional Learning offers free access to the WIDA Early Years online learning modules.
Sharing A Vision 2021
Early Childhood Professional Learning and Illinois STAR NET Statewide Calendar
January through June 2021
Illinois State Board of Education Professional Development Calendar
Learning at Home
Our latest resource for Illinois preschool teachers and families Learning at Home.
These At Home and On the Go activities were created by The Center: Resources for Teaching and Learning in collaboration with a group of teachers, family specialists, and parents. They support the Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards.
2020-21 School Year
These documents have been developed in partnership with the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH).