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CCR&R Program
155 N. Third Street, Suite 300 • DeKalb, Illinois 60115 • 815-758-8149 or (800) 848-8727

Training Calendar

4-C offers child care training to help providers enhance their professional skills.

  • Topics include child development, positive guidance, health and safety, inclusion of children with special needs, curriculum planning, developmental screening, parent communication and business practices.
  • Training is offered in single sessions and series.
  • Most trainings are free to providers listed with the 4-C provider database who are 4-C members. Fees and deposits apply to some trainings.
  • Child care providers from counties other than Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, and Whiteside may attend trainings for a $10 fee.
  • Statewide fees apply to some trainings. Please see the 4-C training calendar for more details.
  • NOTE: CPR and First Aid classes are reserved for providers in the 6 counties served by 4-C (listed above).

July – October 2017 Training Calendar

July – October Registration Form& Policies


Other Professional Development Opportunities

4-C administers Professional Development Funds (PDF) to assist providers with fees associated with conferences and credentials. Click Here to access the application.

  • ilearning: Online Trainings

    This website is home to various online trainings hosted by INCCRRA, Gateways to Opportunity, and links to other training entities. Included are online training resources to make your online learning easy and enjoyable. General e-learning and technology resources and tools are also available for viewing, as well as, previously recorded webinars.

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About CCR&R

ExceleRate Illinois Helpful Links:

Licensed Child Care Center Required Training Grid

Licensed Family Child Care Required Training Grid

Provider Tip Sheets
Click here to view/print helpful tips for child care providers. Topics include:

Interviewing Potential Clients



Quality Indicators

Things to Consider When Setting Rates

Supervising Young Children

Working with Families

For additional resources click on the links below:

Gateways to Opportunity

Illinois Network of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies

Child Care Aware of America

National Association for the Education of Young Children

NAFCC (National Assocation for Family Child Care)

Quick Links

Community CPR/FA Options DeKalb/Carroll/Lee/Ogle/Whiteside Counties

Community CPR/FA Options McHenry County

4-C Membership Form


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