INA, Ill. - The office of Gateways to Opportunity, on behalf of the Illinois Network of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (INCCRRA), announced the awarding of the Infant Toddler Credential Level 5 for Robin Pytlinski, lead child care provider at the Rend Lake College Foundation Children's Center.
Pytlinski, of Ashley, has been a full-time teacher at the center since 2007.
The ECE Credential, Infant Toddler Credential and the Illinois Director Credential is awarded based on the education level, knowledge, skills and experience of practitioners and administrators in the early care and education profession. Gateways to Opportunity administers several credentials: The Level 1 Credential, the Illinois Director Credential, the ECE Credential, and the Infant Toddler Credential. The goal of Gateways to Opportunity is the development of a system where early care and education, school-age, and youth practitioners are recognized for their professional development and achievements.