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Dr. Suskind will share her research on the critical importance of early language exposure for a child’s development on November 12, 7:30-9:00 PM, at Holmes Elementary School (508 N Kenilworth Ave, Oak Park). Dr. Suskind is the director of the Pediatric ...

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Congratulations to Ms. Alma Martinez, licensed home child care provider of Quetzali Child Care, for receiving a Level 2 Gateways Early Childhood Credential! Alma is also working toward her Level 2 Gateways Family Child Care Credential, which she looks for...

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Partnering with Parents supports children prenatal to three years old in Oak Park and River Forest through home visiting and group activities that help parents grow as their child’s first teacher, meet other parents and get connected to other needed ser...

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Resolution of Appreciation for Ann C. Courter Whereas Ann Courter served as Chair of the Collaboration for Early Childhood July 1, 2015– May 31, 2016, and Vice Chair from July 2012 – June 30, 2015, providing dedicated, and caring leadership during...

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We were thrilled to see so many people at the Baby Fair on April 16, 2016. The Baby Fair was sponsored by the Oak Park Public Library and co-sponsored by the Collaboration. Here is a list of organizations who attended, with links to additional resources f...

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From the Responsible Budget Coalition: We Need a Fully Funded Budget Before July 1 Illinois cannot afford to enter a second year without a budget. The budget impasse impacts young children and their families, from child care assistance to developmental s...

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Collaboration for Early Childhood’s 13th Annual Symposium Percy Julian Middle School, 416 S. Ridgeland, Oak Park IL 60302 Saturday, February 27, 2016 The Collaboration for Early Childhood is currently soliciting proposals for its Annual Symposium, ...

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