KIDS Data: A Guide for Early Childhood Collaborations (10/30/18)
Illinois Action for Children offered a webinar on October 30th focused on the Kindergarten Individual Development Survey (KIDS) data. The webinar discusses what the results might indicate for your community. It walks collaborations through how to access and analyze the data and discusses ways to use the data to improve the local early childhood system.
How to Become a Socially Competent Community (May 23, 2018)
The webinar provided an understanding of the Pyramid Model for Social Emotional Competency and an overview of the new Illinois law on suspension and expulsion. Participants learned ways to identify key factors for community-wide implementation.
The Opioid Crisis: What Early Care and Education Providers Need to Know (June 11, 2018)
This webinar focused on the opioid crisis in Illinois. Participants learned what they could do as an early care and education provider.
The following learning opportunities are designed to support collaborations build and continuously improve local systems of early childhood services with the goal of ensuring that children birth through age five receive the support they need to enter kindergarten healthy, safe, ready to succeed, and eager to learn.
Topics include team building, working with data, strategies to engage families and cross-sector partners in recruitment and enrollment efforts.