Last week, ILDOCC travelled to Edwardsville to meet with one of our wonderful members, Jennie Fuller. Jennie owns two programs in the Edwardsville area, which is located in southern Illinois only 30 miles from St. Louis. She has been working in our industry for a long time, has such a passion for early childhood, and believes…

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As we shared with you a few weeks ago, DCFS did agree to extend the 3-hour rule to May 31, 2023. On September 8, 2022, an updated Licensed Daycare Guidance was issued. This guidance reflects the extension of the 3-hour rule. We often hear reports that there is a lack of communication from your reps for…

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Just a few short weeks ago, we shared with you that ILDOCC, CCAU, and SIECAT had plans to meet with DCFS regarding the 3-hour rule. After the meeting, we also shared with you that we felt as though this had been one of the most productive meetings we have had so far with the Department.…

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A new school year has started, and we know this can bring a lot of changes to our programs. We know you are all busier than ever right now, but we hope you recognize your value to us here at ILDOCC headquarters. We cannot thank you enough for all for your support to ILDOCC. The…

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