Join us for a workshop or webinar. All trainings are available at no cost. Our Events Calendar offers learning opportunities for professionals, support personnel, and administrators who support students receiving early childhood special education as well as parents or caregivers who live in our five-county region. We work with our Early Childhood Community Focus Group representatives, workshop participants, and the Illinois State Board of Education to identify important and helpful workshop and webinar topics. All trainings meet the professional development criteria for Illinois licensure renewal for those who have teacher licensure or related services, including Speech Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, or Social Work.

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Search our Resources

Need help researching a special education topic? Explore our wide-ranging learning resources to help you better understand, plan for or collaborate on a child’s educational needs. STAR NET is committed to giving professionals and families the tools they need to help a child grow and succeed. We provide access to the latest information, research, associations, services, and support groups. Our materials are available for viewing online or on loan from our office.

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Assistance on Request

STAR NET Region II staff have the tools and experience to help answer your questions about supporting young children who have special education needs. We can assist you in how to navigate special services or help you learn new curriculum. We are a reliable source of information about your child’s disability and offer support and coaching for professionals and families. Our Resource Specialists are available by phone or email and can facilitate on-site workshops about specific topics.

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