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Multilingual Illinois: The 43rd Annual Statewide Conference for Teachers Serving Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Students

December 3 - 6, 2019
Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort and Conference Center, Oak Brook, IL

*Registration will be available late September.

Join us this December for an extraordinary annual conference for educators who serve the needs of students from diverse language and cultural backgrounds, including English Learners (ELs).

Workbench

What is the Early Childhood Professional Learning Workbench?

Join us at the Workbench to:

  • Describe your role in early childhood education
  • Use the Forums to ask questions, share ideas, or network with other early childhood educators
  • Check out resources to support your work
  • View upcoming professional learning opportunities

WORKBENCH

PFA and Expansion Program Administrators, Instructional Leaders, Parent Educators, Program Support Specialist, and Teachers are all welcome to join in our Forums.

 

Pyramid Model

Eager to learn how to support our children's social emotional growth?

Do you work in a state funded preschool program in Illinois?

Check out our FAQ document and see if these online eModules are for you.  

Frequently Asked Questions

Gateways

The Gateways Scholarship Program can help!

Scholarship funds are available for Preschool for All funded programs!

Learn more about the Gateways Scholarship Program and how it can pay up to 100% of your tuition.

Review the Gateways Scholarship requirements.

Apply online, or by submitting your application via mail.

To speak with a Gateways Scholarship Counselor, call 866.697.8278, or email scholarship@ilgateways.com.

DEC

Division of Early Childhood (DEC) Conference
35th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families

October 1 - 4, 2019
Hilton Anatole
Dallas, Texas

Registration Information