the Quality team
Providing high quality early childhood experiences for young children is an important and difficult job.
CCR&R's team of Quality Specialists support your program in pursuing quality efforts that will help you maintain and enhance your high-quality program.
At no cost to the program, the Specialists assist and support licensed centers and homes with enhancing the quality of their environment to promote the optimal development and learning of the children.
Services are tailored to meet your program's specific needs and goals.
Programs who have achieved identified quality benchmarks may be eligible to earn recognition and potential additional funding by participating in ExceleRate Illinois!
Who's on the Quality Team?
The CCR&R Quality Specialists offer support, training, consultation and resources to assist providers in understanding recognition and quality improvement, as well as participating in ExceleRate Illinois – the state's voluntary quality rating and improvement system.
Some of the topics they work with include
Centers and Licensed Homes
Child Care Assistance Program
Referrals to your Program
Grants and Funding