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Congratulations to Melody Robinson, for being the first family child care provider in Oak Park to receive Illinois’ new Family Child Care Provider credential. She was one of only 23 such recipients in the state, and she was awarded a Level 2 Credent...

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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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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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The Collaboration for Early Childhood is partnering with Oak Park School District 97’s Committee for Legislative Action, Intervention and Monitoring (C.L.A.I.M.) to co-sponsor an annual legislator discussion on November 2, 7:30-8:45 PM at Julian M...

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The Oak Park Runners Club (OPRC) has announced a $25,000 gift to support the Collaboration for Early Childhood. “The 2015 Good Life Race had a tremendous year and we are delighted to support the work of the Collaboration for Early Childhood,” said Joh...

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As a result of the differences in early childhood environments and experiences, approximately two-thirds of the achievement gap challenging Oak Park and River Forest schools is in place when children walk through the kindergarten door. Collaboration Counc...

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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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Pols fight, families suffer Opinion: Editorials Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 2:21 PM Article by Wednesday Journal / oakpark.com If there is a point of agreement in the whole nasty mess of state government partisanship and funding feuds, it would seem to be ...

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