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What is STAR NET Professional Development Assistance?

  • Professional Development Assistance is used to reimburse Early Childhood Special Education professionals for the expense of attending workshops, seminars or conferences.
  • Professionals can be reimbursed up to $75.00 per year.
  • Preference is given to in-state events.

You can apply for Professional Development Assistance if:

  • You are a professional in the field of Early Childhood Special Education working with children 3-5 years old, in a public school district program, and
  • You work in North or West Suburban Cook County, Du Page County, McHenry County, Kane County, or Lake County, and
  • Your employer can not cover the costs associated with attending workshops, seminars or conferences

You can use Professional Development Assistance to reimburse you for:

  • Travel
  • Registration
  • Lodging
  • Meals
  • Other related costs

How can you apply for Professional Development Assistance?

Download the application form or contact the STAR NET office.

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