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Important Announcement Regarding Changes with EITP Online Trainings

The Early Intervention Training Program is making some changes with their system for delivering online training. Over the next 4-6 weeks we will be slowly transitioning our online events to a new learning management system called Moodle. If you are currently enrolled in an online training event that is sponsored by the Early Intervention Training Program then you will be required to finish the training you are currently taking prior to October 28, 2013.

As of October 28th, 2013 you will no longer have access to view or review any past or current online training events in the Adobe learning management system. You are responsible for maintaining your certificates for credentialing and re-credentialing so if you have not already printed your certificate of completion for all online training events you have completed we suggest you do that as soon as possible.

While transitions can sometimes be difficult we hope to offer online training participants a better online learning experience with the new learning management system. We will provide periodic updates regarding this transition over the next 4-6 weeks so we can keep our online learners as informed as possible. Please check our website news section often and be on the lookout for more information in the coming weeks.

For additional information please click here to review answers to some frequently asked questions we prepared to assist our online learners with this transition.

 
 
Upcoming Training Opportunities

Please click here  to download and view a pdf version of upcoming events including

  • Illinois EI System's Trainings
  • Global Assessment Trainings
  • Institutes and Learning Co-horts
  • other EI Training Program Events

 If you see something you would like to register for please visit the Training page to register.

 
 
 
 
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Helpful Resources
  • Interested in building adult capabilities to improve child outcomes? Try this video! >>>
  • Looking for safety tips for when you make home visits?   Try this link! 
  • Interested in learning about Illinois' early learning guidelines? Try this link! 
  • Looking for ways to support families through collaborative practices? Try this link!
 
 
 
Upcoming Conferences
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Congratulations to Kristen Lawrence DEC's 2013 Kathleen McCartan Award Winner!

Kristen Lawrence is master's student at the Univeristy of Illinois in the department Department of Special Education and currently works as a graduate assistant for the Early Intervention Training Program. Kristen recieved DEC's 2013 Kathleen McCartan award because of her significant contributions to the special education field through her service to the field, community, and other professional organizations. This award is given in memory of Kathleen McCartan who was a leader in the field of personnel preparation and served for many years on the Executive Board of DEC. Join us in congratulating Kristen as the 2013 recipent of the Kathleen McCartan award winner! Click here to learn more about DEC's Kathleen McCartan Award!