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Local Trainings

CCR&R offers training throughout the year for child care professionals to help enhance the quality of child care provided in Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Edgar, Moultrie and Shelby counties. To see the current list of training available:

Training Calendar for January-February

Training Calendar for March-June 

Statewide Training Calendar

Self-Study Program

Self-study modules are available for $5.00 each on various child care topics.  Each module has an accompanying video with self-study materials.  Upon completion of each module providers will receive a certificate for 2 hours of in-service training and CDA hours.  Self- Study Programs

Early Childhood College Information

Eastern Illinois University: Early Childhood Education

Eastern Illinois University: ABC Program

Lake Land College: Early Childhood Program

FREE Professional Development Advisor

The Professional Development Advisor (PDA) Program is designed to assist early care and education (ECE) and school-age (SA) care practitioners plan and achieve career goals. ECE and SA practitioners or child care centers may request this free service through Gateways to Opportunity.

Professional Development Advisor Program