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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.



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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 26, 2017
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Freeport, Illinois
  • QRS
  • RV
  • EX
  • RA
Presented by: Kristian Wanland
This training is for Family Child Care practitioners and provides an overview of the Family Child Care Environment Rating Scales Revised (FCCERS-R). FCCERS-R is a user-friendly assessment tool used to measure the quality of the learning environment. After completing this training, participants will be able to use the tool for program self-assessment and improvement planning. In addition, practitioners will be aware of FCCERS-R linkage to national accreditation, Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards (IELDS) and ExceleRate! Illinois, Illinois’ quality rating and improvement system.
August 30, 2017
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Rockford, Illinois
  • GC
  • RV
  • RA
Presented by: Heather Gordon
Ensuring a child’s health and well being requires more than basic first aid and emergency contacts. In this class, you will learn how to help the growth of healthy children—from the basics like hand washing to a more in-depth look at various practices surrounding health care.