Early Childhood Education (0-3)

  • Child Care Resource and Referral

    Childcare referral services are available in all Illinois communities via a local Child Care Resource & Referral Agency. Each CCR&R represents a grouping of counties in the state, referred to as a Service Delivery Area (SDA). Find your CCR&R

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  • Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services

    The CLAS Institute identifies, collects, reviews, catalogs, abstracts, and describes materials and practices developed for children and families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and professionals who work with them. CLAS has created a resource bank and catalog of validated, culturally and linguistically appropriate materials, and of documented effective strategies, for early intervention and preschool services. Information in several languages.

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