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.
ISBE and The Center: Early Childhood Professional Learning are excited to announce that the early care and education community now has access to the WIDA Early Years online learning modules.
Statewide Preschool for All and Preschool for All Expansion Administrator's Virtual Forum 2020
November 2 | 10am - 11am
Supporting Children with IEPs and Their Families During COVID-19
November 16 | 1pm - 2pm
Budgeting and Fiscal Monitoring for PFA & PFA/E Programs
New! 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.
WIDA Early Years
WIDA Early Years and ECPL are providing FREE access to 5 online professional learning modules for EC educators in Illinois. Each module is self paced and takes about one hour to complete.
ISBE and Gateways credit are available for each completed module.
Become a Gateways Registry Member
A Gateways Registry Membership offers a quick and easy way to track your training and education online, and meets Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (IDCFS) licensing requirements.