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Joni's Greeting

Winnie Howell, a family child care provider in Makanda, shares her experience earning the Level 1 ECE Credential. Vicky Foster, a trainer for the Illinois Trainers Network (ITN), discusses the Level 1 ECE Credential training offered in some Illinois high schools.

Voices from the Field

Winnie Howell, a family child care provider in Makanda, shares her experience earning the Level 1 ECE Credential. Vicky Foster, a trainer for the Illinois Trainers Network (ITN), discusses the Level 1 ECE Credential training offered in some Illinois high schools.

Lilian Katz: Reflections

Winnie Howell, a family child care provider in Makanda, shares her experience earning the Level 1 ECE Credential. Vicky Foster, a trainer for the Illinois Trainers Network (ITN), discusses the Level 1 ECE Credential training offered in some Illinois high schools.

The Big Picture in Illinois

Winnie Howell, a family child care provider in Makanda, shares her experience earning the Level 1 ECE Credential. Vicky Foster, a trainer for the Illinois Trainers Network (ITN), discusses the Level 1 ECE Credential training offered in some Illinois high schools.

New Gateways Resources

Winnie Howell, a family child care provider in Makanda, shares her experience earning the Level 1 ECE Credential. Vicky Foster, a trainer for the Illinois Trainers Network (ITN), discusses the Level 1 ECE Credential training offered in some Illinois high schools.

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April 12–18 is the Week of the Young Child.  It is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers and families. Visit the NAEYC website for celebration ideas.

 

Illinois Action for Children’s 18th Annual Spring Into Action Conference will be held April 21–22 in Springfield, IL.

 

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