The purpose of our association is to:
- Promote the professional growth of our membership.
- Advocate for improvements in early childhood teacher education in the State of Illinois.
- Provide a forum for consideration of issues and concerns of interest to early childhood teacher educators in the state of Illinois.
- Provide a communication network for early childhood teacher educators in the State of Illinois.
- Facilitate the interchange of information and ideas about research and practice.
- Twice Annual meetings
- professional development
- access to colleagues across the State of Illinois
- a Forum for discussions about pertinent issues.