Additional Information and Forms for Credential Applicants

pdf Director's Credential Guide to Gateways Credentials (627 KB)  – This document helps directors and applicants answer questions that may arise during the Gateways Credential process. From support through the Gateways Credential process to motivating others, this resource has information for anyone going through or helping others through the Credential process.

pdf Gateways Credential Applicant Guide (211 KB)  – This document outlines the Gateways Credential process, from start to finish.

Excelerate Program

ExceleRate Illinois helps you prepare children for success in school and in life.

It also provides standards, guidelines, resources and supports to help you make sensible changes that lead to better quality outcomes for children.