Additional Information and Forms for Credential Applicants

Credential Applicant Flowchart - This document outlines the Gateways Credential process, from figuring out which credential to apply for to receiving your credential.

Director's Credential Toolkit - This document helps directors and applicants answer questions that may arise during the credential process. From support through the Gateways Credential process to motivating others, this resource has information for anyone going through or helping others through the Credential process.

Excelerate Program

ExceleRate Illinois helps you prepare children for success in school and in life.

It also provides standards, guidelines, resources and supports to help you make sensible changes that lead to better quality outcomes for children.