Kindergarten Readiness

Home Visiting Programs


From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, home visiting is defined as:

A program that includes home visiting as a primary service delivery strategy.  These programs are offered on a voluntary basis to pregnant women or parents of children birth to age 5 targeting one or more of the following outcomes:  improved maternal and child health, prevention of child injuries, child abuse, or maltreatment, and reduction of emergency department visits, improvement in school readiness and achievement, reduction in crime or domestic violence, improvements in family economic self-sufficiency, and improvements in the coordination and referrals for other community resources and supports.


Local organizations that provide home visiting are:



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For the most up-to-date information on Kindergarten Readiness for parents and childcare providers, visit our KGG Facebook Page!

Thank you to Busey Bank for their partnership with the Education Coalition to promote Kindergarten Readiness through the Knowing, Growing, Going campaign.


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Children’s Museum of Illinois Activity Sheet

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EdCo Kindergarten Checklist 2017

EdCo Kindergarten Readiness Calendar 2018

EdCo Activity Book 2017

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