Child Care Resource Service | Illinois

Office / Phone Hours
8:30 am- 4:30 pm
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Quality Specialist

It’s all about becoming YOUR best!  Illinois’ children and families deserve the best early childhood programs. Become the best that you can be….we can help you get there!

The Quality Specialist offers support, training and consultation to licensed providers and programs in understanding the Quality Rating and Improvement System, to include:

  • Offering required trainings – check our training calendar for those marked ExceleRate Illinois
  • Assistance in understanding and utilizing the Environment Rating Scales
  • Understanding the application process to ExceleRate Illinois
  • Helping to  prepare for the ExceleRate assessment
  • Referral to other resources including the Infant Toddler Specialist and Mental Health Consultant
  • Assisting providers with program improvement plans

We can help you measure where you are on the road to quality and help you aim in the right direction to achieve the results you want for young children….and to earn those extra quality dollars for the quality care you provide.
I am available to come to your program to work with you one step at a time! Aim for the stars (en español)!!

Tina Wiegel
1-800-325-5516 option 3
217-244-7539 (direct line)
Fax: 217-333-2147