Taenzer, Sandra

Sandy has been involved with early childhood education in Illinois since 1971. She discusses the formation of early childhood education prior to Illinois's landmark 1985 Educational Reform Act, and reviews the implementation and the legacy of the Act regarding the Early Childhood programs. Sandy discusses the Prekindergarten Program for At Risk Children, the Early Childhood Model Parental Training Program, the Prevention Initiative, and the Early Childhood Block Grant, which covers the years 1985-2003.​