STARNET provides fellowship reimbursement funds to individuals to attend inservice opportunities in the State of Illinois. Family members, educators, and service providers who work with children ages birth through 5 years with special needs are eligible to apply. Application forms must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event for which you are seeking funding. Funds may be used for workshop registration, lodging and child care, travel and substitute teachers. Please refer to the fellowship information page for details and guidelines.
The ARC of Illinois
Another funding source for families is The ARC of Illinois at www.thearcofil.org (click on "Consumer Stipend Project" in the right index) or (708) 206-1930.
National Education Association Foundation
The NEA Foundation supports a variety of efforts by teachers, education support professionals, and higher education faculty and staff to improve student learning in the nation's public schools, colleges, and universities.
For more information visit: www.neafoundation.org