Higher Education Directory

Higher Education Directory - The following is a listing of Gateways to Opportunity Entitled colleges and universities in Illinois who offer coursework in Early Care and Education, Child Development, Human Growth & Development and other areas of study related to caring for and educating children. An Entitled Institution is an accredited college or university who has aligned their coursework with Credential requirements.


Credential Key:

ECE = ECE Credential ITC = Infant Toddler Credential IDC = Illinois Director Credential SAYD = School-Age & Youth Development Credential FCC = Family Child Care Credential FSC = Family Specialist Credential Credential TA = Technical Assistance Credential

 

School Name ECE ITC IDC FCC FSC TA SAYD
Black Hawk College 2, 3, & 4 (Pending) Expired - - - -
Bradley University 5 Expired - - - - -
Chicago State University (Pending) (Pending) (Pending) - - - -
College of DuPage 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 I - - - -
College of Lake County 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 I - - - -
Columbia College Chicago 2, 3, 4, & 5 - Expired - - - -
Concordia University Chicago 5 - - - - - -
DePaul University 5 Expired - - - - -
Eastern Illinois University 5 - Expired - 2, 3, 4, & 5   - -
Elgin Community College 2, 3, & 4 (Pending) I - - - -
Elmhurst College 5 Expired - - - - -
Erikson Institute 2, 3, 4, & 5 Expired I, II, & III - - - -
Frontier Community College 2, 3, & 4 - - - - - -
Governors State University 2, 3, 4, & 5 Expired Expired - - - -
Harold Washington College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 I - - - -
Harper College 2, 3, & 4 Expired Expired 2, 3, & 4 - - -
Harry S. Truman College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 I - 2, 3, & 4  - -
Heartland Community College 2, 3, & 4 Expired - 2 & 3 - - -
Highland Community College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 I - - 4 -
Illinois State University 2, 3, 4, & 5 Expired Expired - - - -
Illinois Valley Community College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 I - - - -
John A. Logan College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 Expired - - - -
John Wood Community College 2, 3, & 4 Expired - - - - -
Joliet Junior College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 - - - - -
Judson University 5 - - - - - -
Kankakee Community College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 - - - - -
Kaskaskia College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 - - - - -
Kennedy-King College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 I - - - -
Kiswaukee College 2, 3, & 4 Expired - - - - -
Lake Land College (Pending) - - - (Pending) - -
Lewis University 2, 3, 4, & 5 - - - - - -
Lewis & Clark Community College 2, 3, & 4 2 I - - - -
Lincoln Land Community College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 I - - - -
Lincoln Trail College 2, 3, & 4 - - - - - -
Loyola University Chicago (Pending) (Pending) - - - - -
Malcolm X. College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 I - - - -
McHenry County College 2, 3, & 4 - Expired - - - -
Millikin University 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 I - - - -
Moraine Valley Community College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 I 2, 3, & 4 - - -
Morton College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 I - - - -
National Louis University 5 5 II & III (Pending) - - -
North Park University Chicago 5 - - - - - -
Northeastern Illinois University 2, 3, 4, & 5  - - - - - -
Northern Illinois University 2, 3, 4, & 5 Expired Expired - - - -
Oakton Community College 2, 3, & 4 (Pending) I 2, 3, & 4 - - -
Olive-Harvey College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 I - - - -
Olivet Nazarene University 5 - - - - - -
Olney Central College 2, 3, & 4 - - - - - -
Parkland College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 - Expired - - -
Prairie State College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 I - - - -
Rasmussen College 2, 3, 4, & 5 2, 3, 4, & 5      I & II - - 4 & 5 -
Rend Lake College 2, 3, & 4 Expired Expired - - Expired -
Richard J. Daley College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 I - - - -
Richland Community College 2, 3, & 4 Expired - - - - -
Rock Valley College 2, 3, & 4 - - - - - -
Roosevelt University 2, 3, 4, & 5 Expired - - - Expired -
Sauk Valley Community College 2, 3, & 4 - - - - - -
South Suburban College 2, 3, & 4 - - - - - -
Southeastern Illinois College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 I - - - -
Southern Illinois University Carbondale 2, 3, 4, & 5 Expired Expired - (Pending) - -
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 5 - - - - - -
Southwestern Illinois College (Pending) (Pending) - - - - -
St. Augustine College 2, 3, & 4 Expired I 2, 3, & 4 - - -
Triton College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 I - - - -
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 5 - - - - - -
Wabash Valley College 2, 3, & 4 - - - - - -
Waubonsee Community College 2, 3, & 4 2, 3, & 4 I - - - -
Western Illinois University 5 - - - - - -

 

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