University of Illinois Urbana‑Champaign

IECAM for School Staff and Administrators

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  • Database Search This is a quick search for early childhood and demographic data. This tool produces instant spreadsheets for selected areas, years, early childhood services/programs, and demographics. You can also do a multiyear search that lets you compare tabular data for a single data type (PFA, Head Start, etc.) over multiple years. Great for identifying trends and changes over time.
  • Data by Topic Find data by topic in the following categories: childcare, demographics, health, language, early childhood services and programs, social and economic factors, employment, and other.
  • Curated Data, Maps, and Charts This is a collection of data, maps, and visualizations not available in our searchable database.
  • Early Care and Education Services Map for Illinois
  • Social and Economic Data Tools to Provide Community Context A list of data resources to help create a customized view of the neighborhoods/areas in which children live.
  • Illinois Early Childhood Dashboard This data dashboard provides maps and charts for topics such as workforce compensation, KIDS assessment results, program enrollment, credentials and endorsements, and more.