Circle graphic with the letters IECAM over the shape of Illinois (purple theme)


IECAM’s mission is to provide comprehensive early childhood data and maps to local and state agencies and other stakeholders to improve outcomes for Illinois children.

Developed in 2006, IECAM is funded by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS). Our users include policy makers, legislators, administrators, grant writers, educators, early childhood advocates, researchers, and the general public.

History of the Illinois Early Childhood Asset Map (IECAM)

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IECAM is housed at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the College of Education’s Early Childhood Collective.

7 Children’s Research Center
51 Gerty Drive
Champaign, IL 61820

877-275-3227 (toll free)


Media contact

Dawn Thomas, IECAM project director

Data inquiries

Keith Hollenkamp, data manager

General inquiries

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