The purpose of the ELC Quality Committee is to increase the comprehensiveness and effectiveness of early childhood services in supporting the healthy growth and development of all young children birth to age five, especially those with the highest needs.
The Quality Committee’s charge is twofold:
- Ensure a coordinated early childhood system of aligned standards, professional development, monitoring, and support through oversight of the ExceleRate Illinois QRIS; and
- Ensure early care and education professionals, including center directors and principals, have the knowledge, skills, and are fairly compensated to effectively support the development and learning of all young children in Illinois.
Approved Recommendations FY18 ELC Annual Report Appendix Documents