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The purpose of Heart of Illinois Chapter of ILAEYC is to serve and act on behalf of the needs of young children with primary focus on the provision of educational services and resources. We strive to improve and enrich the quality of care and education of the young child through programs and services, and increase communication among those involved in the care and education of the young child. We provide in-service training for the early childhood community, and take unified action on current issues which affect the young child.


     President: Stacy Bean

     Past-President: Melanie Fleming   

     Secretary: Lee Ann Mowers

     Treasurer: Susan Moore

      Vice-President of Programs: Kim Hahn


     Public Policy: Susan Moore

     Membership: Jan Deissler

     Month of the Young Child: Brenda Smith, Kim Hahn

     Child Care Connection Liaison: Brenda Smith

     Accreditation: Brenda Long

     Member at Large: Kari Jackson


     3425 N. Dries Lane  Peoria, IL 61604

     Phone: 309-686-3750