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Illinois Head Start Association - Event Information

Event Name:
(South) Early Head Start & Home Visiting QEC


For the 13th straight year, join us for the signature event, Quality Enrichment Circles, known as QECs! QECs, sometimes referred to as “communities of practice” are a group of people who share a common concern or a passion for something they do and they want to learn how to do it better. As we continue to experience unprecedented times, the need to attend the QECs and network with your colleagues is more important than ever! During the meetings we will talk and share ideas, insights and strategies to help each other solve problems and develop a common practice or approach to your content area.

The agenda will be designed by you and what you need from the meeting. While implications and new strategies continue during the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and these challenges may well be at the center of most discussions, however, we will also be including additional important topical areas that need to be discussed not around COVID-19.

The 2022-2023 Quality Enrichment Circles (QEC’s) are going to be held THREE (3) times during the calendar year. QECs will meet in October, January, and May. October and May QECs will meet in person and January QECs will meet virtually. We will be following recommendations from the CDC and local guidelines for any and all in-person meetings. QECs will continue to meet regionally in the South, Central and Chicago. QEC Dates for each of the different content groups are on the following page.

Event Date:

Event Time:
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Central

300 Potomac Boulevard
Mt. Vernon, Il 62864

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Contact Person:
Catherine Welsh
(phone: 2173815007)

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