Center for Language and Early Child Development

Early Childhood Education

 Early Childhood Programs

 Early Childhood Program Contact Lists

  • FY 15 Programs for Birth to 3 Years Old  (3/15)
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  • FY 15 Programs for 3 to 5 Year Olds (3/15)
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Early Childhood Professional Development

  • The Center: Early Childhood Professional Development
    Early Childhood professional development opportunities and recommended list of new children's books.
  • The Center Library
    The Center Library hosts a large collection of early childhood professional materials, and is open to Illinois educators in the early childhood field.  Find more information, including how to access online services using the library card, at the library's website.
  • Illinois STARNET Regions

  • Northwest Region I and Central Region III
    Western Illinois University
    27 Horrabin Hall
    Macomb, IL 61455
    309/298-1634 or 800/277-7537
  • Northern Region II
    The Center
    2626 South Clearbrook Drive
    Arlington Heights, IL 6005-4626
  • Southern Region IV
    St. Clair County ROE
    1000 South Illinois Street
    Belleville, IL 62220
    618/825-3999 (Fax)
  • City of Chicago Region V
    Chicago Public Schools
    125 S. Clark -8th Floor
    Chicago, Illinois 60603
    Phone 773-553-5596
    773/553-5595 (FAX)
  • Region VI
    6020 W. 151st Street
    Oak Forest, IL 60452
    708/687-2247 (FAX)

Contact Us

If you have further questions about Early Childhood services in the State of Illinois, please feel free to contact the Early Childhood Division at 217/524-4835.

Division Administrator: Cindy Zumwalt