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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.

Officers:

     President: Stacy Bean

     Past-President: Melanie Fleming   

     President-Elect: Kim Hahn

     Secretary: Lee Ann Mowers

     Treasurer: Kari Jackson

      

Committees:

     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: Frances Green

Contact:

     Address: P.O. Box 10596, Peoria, IL 61612    

     Email: heartofillinois@chapter.illinoisaeyc.org

     Phone: 815-627-0145



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5 6 7 Heart of IL Chapter Board Meeting Tue, August 7, 2018 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 Capitol Area Board Meeting Wed, August 15, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM 16 17 18
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Photos from Events

Heart of Illinois Chapter Children's Champion Celebration

The Heart of Illinois Chapter of ILAEYC celebrated our local Children's Champions on June 12, 2018 at Eastport Marina in East Peoria, IL. Congratulations to our receipients:

Ann Grohmann- Illinois Central College Children's Center

Deborah Whited- Salvation Army Child Care Center

Kathy Culbertson- Methodist Family Child Care Center

Lorrie Kaiser- Neighborhood House

Family Concert with Performer Jeanie B!

Bell Ringing for Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign

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President Stacy with her daughter ringing bells for the Salvation Army. The Heart of Illinois Chapter has been doing this for the past several years.

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Past President Melanie passing off the bell to Vice President of Programs Kim.

Great turn out for exciting science experiments for the classroom.

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Skittles and M & M's in water, what will happen?

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Member at large Kari happily ringing bells on that chilly day.


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Past President Melanie and her granddaughter (with friend), taking their shift to ring bells.

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Draw a Stick figure person with a dry erase marker on a ceramic plate, add water and watch him dance.

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Presenter Melissa Green demonstrates making a Bubble Snake.

Science Worskhop with Presenter Melissa Green

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