Illinois STARnet Northwest Region I & Central Region III STARNET Northwest Region I and Central Region III  
Center for Best Practices in Early Childhood Education  
Western Illinois University, Horrabin Hall 32  
1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455  
(800) 227-7537 / (309) 298-1634  
Fax: (309) 298-2305  
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Welcome to STARnet

The Mission of STARNET


Illinois STARNET provides a variety of opportunities for personal and professional growth for those who touch the lives of young children, ages birth through eight, with an emphasis on children with special needs. STARNET supports family-centered, researched and effective practices in early childhood education and care.

This website is established in order to provide accessible online resources to anyone who may need it. If there are resources or events you would like us to post, please feel free to contact us with your feedback on the About Us page. Thank you for visiting.

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Great Opportunity! Work for STARNET REGIONS I & III!

Learn more about the position, application instructions, and deadlines at http://wiu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=48337


Time to Register for Day Camp 2014!

It is Practice What You Teach: Visual Arts to Creativity
Presenter: June Blunk
June 10, 2014, 10am-2pm, Geneseo, Illinois
Register online now.


Save the Date - Summer Camp!

July 23 & 24, 2014, Villa Maria Conference Center, Springfield
This year's theme is MATH.
More information coming soon.


Got Books?

We do, and we review them. Our Resource Specialists select and write a review of a children's book and a professional book every month. Just go to the "News" tab and drop down to "Book Reviews", or click here.


Early Childhood Inclusion Four Page Brochure


Click here to download the brochure

Beginning July 1, 2012 - Workshop Participants Should Bring Drink/Snack


Due to budget limitations, we will no longer be able to provide a morning snack for our workshops starting July 1, 2012. You are welcome to bring your own snack and drink to our trainings. There will occasionally be workshops which are collaborations with another agency, and at those events, the collaborator may provide a snack for participants. Also for a few events, such as Day Camp and Summer Camp, we will continue to provide snack and lunch. For those special events, we will note whether lunch is provided in the confirmation message. We regret having to eliminate that small benefit of a snack at workshops, but we hope you will understand the need for us to channel our money into presenters and events for you, the educators and families in our regions.


Training


For training opportunities and online registration, use the "Training" tab in the horizontal menu above.
For a printable version, we offer the Events Calendar.

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