Our Mission

  • 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. 


    Mission Accomplished!

    STAR NET accomplishes its mission through a variety of opportunities that include, but are not limited to: 

    Collaboration Funding Opportunities

    Information and Resources Linkages and

    Networking Workshops and Conferences

    Technical Assistance and Consultation

    STAR NET Builds an Environment That Helps Children Learn.




                  Picture of a preschool library with plaid chairs, a bookcase, a table with a book on it with a gauze curtain to one side