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ExceleRate Illinois

                                                                 

 

ExceleRate Illinois exists to ensure that your family has access to high-quality child care programs. Through a statewide quality improvement and recognition program, early learning providers are encouraged to continually make quality a priority every day.
ExceleRate Illinois recognizes early learning providers through the following Circles of Quality, which you can learn more about by clicking on their website here
 

Licensed Circle of Quality: program meets state licensing standards for quality. It is the foundation for quality.  

Bronze Circle of Quality: program has completed ExceleRate Illinois trainings, have met qualifications and are engaged in continuous quality improvement.    

Silver Circle of Quality:  Silver Circle programs meet or go beyond quality standards in three areas: learning environment and teaching quality; administrative standards; and training & education. Programs are actively engaged in continuous quality improvement.  

Gold Circle of Quality:  Gold Circle programs have met the highest quality standards in three areas:  learning environment and teaching quality; administrative standards; and training & education.  Programs are actively engaged in continuous quality improvement.  

 

You can use the ExceleRate Illinois website to search for early learning programs with their Circle of Quality designation by clicking here