Glossary - K

  • Kith and kin: Individuals who routinely care for children but who do not consider early care and education education as a professional calling. Kith and kin arrangements are usually informal and license-exempt and involve relatives, family friends, and neighbors.
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.