ERIC Number: ED463050
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Illinois Early Childhood Program Standards Matrix. (A Side-by-Side Comparison).
Illinois State Dept. of Human Services, East St. Louis. Head Start State Collaboration Office.
This document contains a matrix offering a side-by-side comparison of almost 40 criteria among 7 sets of early childhood program standards. The standards are: (1) Head Start Program Performance Standards; (2) Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Child Care Licensing Standards; (3) Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) Center Contract Standards; (4) IDHS Family Child Care Home Network Contract Standards; (5) Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) Birth to Three Program Standards; (6) ISBE Early Learning Standards; and (7) National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Accreditation Standards. Criteria compared include mission, age range, group size, aspects of curriculum, screening and assessment, transitions, and parent education. (EV)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Certification, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, National Standards, Program Descriptions, Program Design, State Programs, State Standards
Illinois Head Start State Collaboration Office, 10 Collinsville Avenue, Suite 203, East St. Louis, IL 62201. Tel: 618-583-2083; Fax: 618-583-2091; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.ilheadstart.org.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC. Head Start Bureau.
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Dept. of Human Services, East St. Louis. Head Start State Collaboration Office.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois