What is STAR NET?

The Mission of Illinois STAR NET

Illinois STAR NET provides a variety of opportunities for personal and professional growth for those who touch the lives of young children, ages birth through eight, with an emphasis on children with special needs. STAR NET supports family-centered, researched and effective practices in early childhood education and care.

Support and Technical Assistance Regionally

Illinois STAR NET is operated through a grant awarded by the Illinois State Board of Education; 100% of annual funding for the project is from federal sources and supports ISBE’s goals and the Illinois State Performance Plan (SPP) for IDEA Part B. STAR NET provides free training, consultation, and resources to the early childhood community and families in Illinois.

Funding Provided By

Illinois State Board of Education
STAR NET is accessible according to Bobby and Section 508 guideline.