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The Licensing Standards for Day Care Centers have changed!   Questions about the new requirements in Rule 407 regarding Day Care Center Director qualifications, Radon testing, Mandated reporter training, lead paint and asbestos removal, and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) should be directed to your center’s day care licensing representative.


Decades of research have identified substantial benefits from participation in high-quality preschool programs for both individual children and their communities.  Disparities in Access to Preschool in Illinois: Overview of Key Findings, from Voices for Illinois Children, summarizes findings from a study of disparities in access to preschool in Illinois.


The Gateways Registry online course, “Are You Lost in the Missing Zone?” will help you learn how to use your Gateways Registry membership. This training will explain what a Professional Development Record (PDR) is, how to develop your own Gateways PDR and how to access it on-line.  Visit the i-learning website to register for this course.