Welcome to Illinois STARNET Region V 
(City of Chicago)

We  provide a variety of opportunities for personal and professional growth for those who touch the lives of young children, ages birth through eight, with an emphasis on the preschool years and children with special needs. 

Please take a look around and discover how we can help you reach for the stars!
Winter/Spring 2017
Workshop Registration 
 Is Now Open!! 

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the full January - June 2017 Calendar with workshop descriptions

Click here to view 
January - June 2017 Workshops
  'At A Glance'

You can now register ONLINE! 

Our NEW Online registration requires you to create a one-time profile. You can now register for multiple workshops with a click of a button.

STARNET aligns professional development activities to the State-approved national standards for professional learning promulgated by Learning Forward www.learningforward.org.  All trainings meet the professional development criteria for Illinois licensure renewal.

Funding Available for Professionals and Families!
Apply Today.

Want to attend a Starnet Region V Workshop or event, but can't get released from your classroom?  Apply for a Professional Development Fellowship to cover the cost of a substitute!  Want to do a book study at your site? Let Starnet purchase the books for you!  Do you or one of the families you work with want to attend a conference or seminar? Professional Development and Family Fellowships  are available to help defray the costs! Click here for the application form and information about Professional Development and Family Fellowships available for professionals and families.

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