What We Do

Early CHOICES is a Preschool LRE Initiative of the Illinois State Board of Education. We promote increasing high quality inclusive education for each and every preschool aged child by providing technical assistance and professional development to early childhood professionals and families in Illinois. Download our Brochure here.

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Understanding LRE

Understanding Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) for 3–5 year olds is a brief presentation that defines LRE as well as inclusion.  The presentation shares research on why inclusion is important, and how it might look in early childhood environments.

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ECO in Illinois

The Early Childhood Outcomes in Illinois Module is now available to learn how to implement ECO and complete Child Outcome Summary form and ratings. This online module offers a self reflection guide and practice completing ECO.

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