Gateways to Opportunity®
Gateways to Opportunity is a statewide professional development support system designed to provide guidance, encouragement, and recognition to individuals and programs serving children, youth, and families.
Gateways to Opportunity offers many online training professional development opportunities including 13 online trainings that are ExceleRate-approved. Check the i-learning website for details http://ilearning.inccrra.org/providers.html.
The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 was recently signed into law by President Obama. The new law includes general provisions to improve the quality of child care nationwide.
Preliminary Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Awards were announced and 4 communities in Illinois were noted, including Chicago, Joliet, Maywood and Rockford.