Staff Qualifications

Per Illinois Department of Children and Family Services

Qualifications of Directors:
• 21 years of age
• High school diploma or GED
• 60 semester hours of credit from an accredited college or university
with 18 hours directly related to child development

Qualifications of Early Childhood Teachers:
• 19 years of age
• High school diploma or GED
• 60 semester hours of credit from an accredited college or university
with 6 hours directly related to child development

Qualifications of Early Childhood Assistant Teachers:
• 18 years of age
• High school diploma or GED

Additional Staff Qualifications