IECAM for School Staff & Administrators

Are you looking for Illinois early childhood data to support a grant application or stakeholder presentation, plan for the future, improve outcomes for your students, or understand funding allocations? Click on the links below to access resources, guides and tools useful to school staff and administrators.


  • Database Search This is a quick search for early childhood and demographic numbers. This tool produces instant spreadsheets for selected areas, years, early childhood services/programs, and demographics.
  • Multiyear Search Tool This tool allows you to 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: Child Care, Demographics, Health, Language, Early Childhood Services & Programs, Social & Economic Factors, Employment, and Other.
  • Additional Data This is a collection of data not currently available in our searchable database.
  • Early Care and Education Services Map for Illinois
  • 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.

Data and information sources

Grant writing resources

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IECAM provides tools and resources for school staff and administrators