Star Net

Early Childhood Today

STAR NET Region VI and the College of Education will hold their 11th annual Early Childhood Today conference at the Romeoville Campus. This conference is for parents, caregivers and professionals who shape the lives of children ages birth to 5 years old. Opening Session and Workshops will address six themes of social/emotional, speech and language, accommodations, early literacy, heath and wellness, and best practices. Come celebrate 10 years of Success!

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (check in 8-8:30 a.m.)
Lewis University - Romeoville Campus (see Directions)
One University Parkway, Romeoville, IL 60446
Location: Academic Building

FEE:  $35 (includes continental breakfast, lunch, instruction and workshop materials). There will be no refund given.

Registration: Pre-registration is required and seats are limited. Registrations will be accepted based on a first-come, first-served basis. No on-site or phone registration allowed. When using a purchase order, please fax a copy of the purchase order with a completed registration form for each participant to (815) 836-5879. Registration must be received by Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

STAR NET provides training, consultation, and resources to the early childhood community. The STAR NET system assists the State Board of Education in meeting local needs by providing services to professionals and parents of young children with special needs throughout Illinois.

Note:  Child care is not available at the conference. Parents of children with disabilities under age 6 can apply for a family fellowship for a reimbursement stipend though STAR NET at Please click on Fellowship info to apply.

Co-Sponsored by STAR NET Region VI and Lewis University, in collaboration with SSAEYC, Early Intervention Training Program, Good Shepherd Center, Child and Family Connections # 12 and Orland Park School District 135.

Conference Questions?

Please contact Mary Ann Bonello (708) 342-5370.

Registration Questions?

Please contact Carla Lebre at (815) 836-5961 or