If you are currently working – or previously worked - in child care, preschool, Head Start or family child care in Illinois, opportunities are available to go to school with the supports you need to help you be successful.
Financial assistance is available for eligible teachers, assistants, directors and others to cover all tuitionand fees and for other potential expenses, such as books, transportation, and child care at many ofIllinois’ colleges and universities.
Illinois higher education institutions are redesigning to make it easier for you, the early childhoodworkforce, to enroll in programs created for you, through classes that are available when and in theformat that works best for you. They are also hiring mentors to help you enroll in programs and besuccessful.
If you would like to be connected to a Higher Education Navigator who can walk you through theavailable opportunities, please complete the following survey.