ECEC RECOGNIZED BY THE ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION FOR ACHIEVING THE GOLD CIRCLE OF QUALITY IN EXCELERATE ILLINOIS
WHAT IS EXCELERATE ILLINOIS?
ExceleRate Illinois recognizes early learning providers who make quality a priority.
ExceleRate Illinois is a statewide quality recognition and improvement system designed to make continuous quality improvement an everyday priority among early learning providers. The program establishes standards for helping infants, toddlers and preschool age children develop intellectually, physically, socially and emotionally. It provides a framework for early learning professionals to identify opportunities for improvement, increase their skills and take steps to make positive changes.
ECEC ACHIEVES THE GOLD CIRCLE OF QUALITY - The Gold Circle of Quality recognizes programs that meet or go beyond the highest quality goals. Gold Circle programs have met the highest quality standards in three areas: learning environment and teaching quality; administrative standards; and training & education. Programs are actively engaged in continuous quality improvement.