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YWCA Training Calendar - Great opportunities for providers in Kane and DuPage Counties to get additional tools and strategies.
YWCA Early Childhood Services offers a variety of programs and opportunities for early care and education professionals, parents and other community agencies. These services include:
To speak with staff, please call 630.790.6600. When you call, follow the prompts and select Early Childhood Services (Option 3). There will be additional prompt for providers and clients.
Child Care Resource & Referral - Great opportunities for providers in Will and Kendall Counties to get additional tools and strategies.
Training for providers is available both in person, at our offices at 801 North Larkin Avenue in Joliet, and through a self study online portal. Following is additional information.
On-Line Training Provided Through CCEI
(Child Care Education Institute)
CCR&R is pleased to partner with the Child Care Education Institute to offer online professional development courses that meet DCFS licensing training requirements. Online training opportunities offered include both one and two hour in service credit course. Some classes are available in Spanish.
Professional development coursework is delivered through an online learning management system that provides user-friendly enrollment, easy access to courses, and a self-paced engaging online learning environment for students. Professionals can take courses from any computer with Internet access, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Certificates can be printed immediately upon completion of the training module.
Individuals may complete up to two hours of workshops each year, free of charge. A small fee is charged for any additional workshops for which they want to register.
Please call CCR&R at Ext. 349 or 226 to get further details about this training option.
Community Unit 308: http://sd308.org/Page/8091
Kindergarten registration packets are available at the District 308 elementary schools, the District 308 Administration Center (4175 Route 71 Oswego) or by clicking here. Questions may be directed to the individual school or to the District Central Registration Office at 630-636-2404.
Indian Prairie School District 204: http://ipsdweb.ipsd.org/Subpage.aspx/Registration
Preschool Registration: Open registration for new community students at Prairie Children Preschool is held in January. Only mail-in registrations are accepted. Because there is a waiting list for the school, a lottery for enrollment will be held, based on the postmark dates of received forms. For more information, visit the school's website.
Elementary Registration: Students in grades K-5 register at the elementary school in their attendance area. To find out which school your child would attend, please find your school in our boundary map packet or look it up on our subdivision list. Please contact the school to arrange a time to pick up the registration packet and enroll the student.
East Aurora 131: http://www.d131.org/
Registration packets available starting April 2, 2013 at schools or online at www.d131.org. See packet for Kindergarten enrollment requirements. Please contact the Central Registration Office for additional information (630) 299-7302.
West Aurora 129: http://www.sd129.org/
Parents/guardians of new students to District 129 should contact the Central Registration Office after May 1, 2013 to schedule a registration appointment. The Central Registration office is located at 1244 Plum Street, Aurora and a message can be left at 630-301-5050. Your phone call will be returned after May 1st.
In partnership with local Aurora agencies who serve children and families.