Professional Development Training Opportunities
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:
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
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.