Gateways to Opportunity


You can email your saved trainings from here. Enter in a list of email addresses (separate them with commas).

Training Calendar Search

Note: All trainings may be used toward Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) annual in-service training hour requirements and toward the professional development requirements required for renewal of Professional Educator Licensure (PEL) through the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) unless otherwise noted.



Search Results

RA- Gateways to Opportunity Registry-approved Training
RV- Gateways to Opportunity Registry Verified
GC- May Meet Requirements for Gateways Credential(s)
QRS- Approved for QRS
EX- Approved for ExceleRate
August 25, 2017
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Springfield, Illinois
  • RA
Presented by: Angela Searcy
This training helps professionals in many different ways involving how play is crucial to children’s development. It includes ways to talk with parents about play and its benefits, identify learning goals in play and create lessons to enhance play through the strategies that are talked about during this training. Also, the importance of powerful interactions through play based learning.
August 31, 2017
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Springfield, Illinois
Presented by:
Join this informative session to become more familiar with the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program’s (CCAP) policy and procedures, including the application process, provider qualifications, the payment process and parent co-payments. The CCAP is funded by the IL Department of Human Services.
September 5, 2017
06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Springfield, Illinois
  • GC
  • RV
  • RA
Presented by: Susan Jackson
Participants will receive an overview in child development for children birth through early school-age. Emphasis will be on understanding basic milestones in development as well as on strategies used to promote the healthy development of children.