The Gateways Infant Toddler Credential (ITC) is for early care and education professionals who have specific training, formal college education, and experience working with children birth to age 3. In order to earn an ITC, you also need to meet the requirements for and obtain a Gateways ECE Credential. You can work toward these two Credentials at the same time.
Attention: Through the Preschool Development Grant, Gateways Credential applications are FREE for a limited time on a first-come, first-served basis for those seeking new Credentials or level advancing their current Credential. This includes renewals.
How to Apply-New & Level Advance:
Steps to Apply
- Become a Gateways Registry member.
- Download the pdf Credential Application (546 KB) .
- Mail the application to:
1226 Towanda Plaza
Bloomington, IL 61701
To Renew your Gateways Credentials, click here.