Professional Resource Library

Child Development, Health, and Safety Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics

Erikson Institute Fussy Baby Network

Illinois Department of Public Health

Kane County Health Department

Pathways Helping children reach their full potential

Zero to Three works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from early connections 


Early Childhood Educator Resources

Teacher Resources and Support

Bartlett Public Library Early care educators can request books, kits, and materials from the library to enhance early learning experiences in your classroom. Put in a request by clicking the link and your materials will be prepared and ready for pick up

Gail Borden Public Library Early care educators can request books, kits, and materials from the library to enhance early learning experiences in your classroom. Put in a request by clicking the link and your materials will be prepared and ready for pick up

Poplar Creek Public Library


Kindergarten Transition Materials for Teachers

Early Childhood Transitions: Supporting Children and Families

Leadership Practices for Successful Transitions to Kindergarten

Children's Books to Share About Going to Kindergarten


Providers Resources and Tools

Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development


Early Childhood Education Coursework

Aurora University

Elgin Community College

  • Early Childhood Education program will you prepare for a career in early care infancy through school age to become a teacher or director
  • Elementary Education relevant education coursework to prepare you to transfer to finish your career at a four-year university to achieve your Professional License

Judson University

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

Northern Illinois University