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COVID-19 Information & Resources from the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood Development

The Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development (GOECD) has developed ...
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Key Early Care and Education Resources for Parents & Providers During the COVID-19 Crisis

Early care and education information for essential worker parents and ...
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Infographic: What Data Can Tell Us About COVID-19 and Child Care

The Governor's Office of Early Childhood Education (GOECD) is providing ...
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Illinois Early Learning Council Annual Report Available

The 2019 annual report of the Illinois Early Learning Council ...
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Governor Pritzker Announces $156M in Funding to Child Care Providers Across State

Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) ...
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Revised Guidance for Home Visiting, Doula, & Coordinated Intake

The Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development, in partnership with ...
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Governor Pritzker Dedicates $10M in Emergency Relief Funds to Early Childhood Programs

This week Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced that public schools across ...
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GOECD Shares Resources on Racism, Racial Equity, and Diversity

The Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development (GOECD) has put ...
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Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund (ICRF) for Nonprofits – Applications Due July 24th

Applications for the final round of funding of the Illinois ...
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New Guidance for Summer School, Camps, and In-Person Early Childhood Screenings

Governor Pritzker has signed Executive Order 2020-40 (enacted on June ...
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Governor Pritzker Releases Child Care Reopening Guidance

Governor Pritzker has announced the release of the Restore Illinois ...
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Webinars Now Available for Illinois Emergency Childcare Providers

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Erikson Institute's Policy and ...
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Early Choices Releases Strategic Plan Report for Birth to 5 Inclusion

A new report gathers existing reports and data related to ...
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Coronovirus Relief Survey & Toolkit for Illinois Child Care Providers

Child care providers interested in applying for forgivable Small Business ...
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Illinois to Pick Up Child Care Tab for Essential Workers

Note: the information in this article is from April 2020 ...
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IECAM Contributes Data Expertise to Prenatal to Three Initiative

The Illinois Early Childhood Asset Map (IECAM) recently participated in ...
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Pritzker Increases Funding for Early Childhood Progams in FY21 Budget

While the new budget does provide for increased funding for ...
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Illinois to Receive $40 Million in Federal Funding for Early Childhood Programs

The Governor's Office announced over the holidays that the state ...
GOECD Announces Availability of Three RFSPs for the Preschool Development Grant Birth Through Five Project

GOECD Announces Availability of Three RFSPs for the Preschool Development Grant Birth Through Five Project

The Illinois Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development (GOECD) has ...