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About Partner Plan Act and Illinois Action for Children

Welcome to the Partner Plan Act website – a central place for early childhood education professionals to learn more about how to expand, deepen, or build new local early childhood collaborations in your community.

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Plan Together

Using Data: Tools and Resources for Collaborations

On August 29, 2017, Partner Plan Act hosted a webinar called Data-Driven Community Planning to share information and tools for collaborations to use data in their community planning.

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Work Together

How Can We Get More Men Involved in Our Programs?

You often hear school staff wondering out loud about how to get more men engaged in the planned activities for families.

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Partner Plan Act Conference | Request for Proposals

June 11, 2019 in Bloomington-Normal

For the first time, the 2019 Partner Plan Act Conference will have a formal Request for Proposal (RFP) process for selecting presenters and content. Presenting at the Partner Plan Act Conference provides an opportunity to build your professional network and learn, reflect, and engage with colleagues. We hope you will consider presenting!

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Partner Together

Communities can have a greater impact by working together and incorporating diverse perspectives to create thriving partnerships.

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Plan Together

When communities plan together, they are better able to address complex community problems through systems-level change.

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Act Together

Communities engage in a continuous learning process to improve outcomes for children and families while advocating for state-wide systems change.

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Learn Together

Build the capacity of your local early childhood collaboration to strengthen community systems.

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Upcoming Training

2019 Partner Plan Act Conference



KIDS Data: A Guide for Early Childhood Collaborations



Engaging School District Toolkit



ABLe Change Framework

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Partner Plan Act Conference | Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Bloomington, IL

Partner Plan Act Conference

This year's conference theme is Equity from the Start: Community Systems Development through an Equity LensLearn more.

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Part of Illinois Action for Children

Since our founding in 1969, Illinois Action for Children has worked to create systems of early care and education that help strengthen families and communities.

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