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In an effort to help prevent community spread of COVID-19 and to protect our participants and presenters, all scheduled workshops will now occur virtually through December 2023.  Summer/Fall 2023 Calendar is LIVE, please click the link below to register or check out the At-a-Glance. If you have any questions email us at [email protected]
Our Services
Illinois STAR NET provides 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 preschool age children with special needs.
STAR NET supports family-centered, researched and effective practices in early childhood education and care.
Please check our our latest workshop and webinar offerings here.  We offer opportunities for training, as well as providing resources, information and support for both families and professionals. In addition to training, we offer technical assistance, both long and short term, as well as Communities of Practice facilitation, book studies and other forms of support and assistance. Please don't hesitate to contact us with questions, concerns and requests.

News & Announcements

Illinois Early Childhood Outcomes (ECO): Community of Practice (CoP)

Join us for a Statewide Community of Practice!
1 hour of credit is available for each CoP meeting
Meetings will be held from 3:30pm – 4:30pm over Zoom:
September 20, 2023
November 15, 2023
January 17, 2024
March 13, 2024
May 15, 2024
Use the link below to register:
Helping Illinois’ Young Children and Families Reach for the STARS