The following is a list of the institutions from which our educators hold degrees:

  • Ashford University
  • College of DuPage
  • Concordia University (Chicago)
  • DePaul University
  • Eastern Illinois University
  • Illinois State University
  • Iowa State University
  • North Central College
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Northland College
  • Olivet Nazarene University
  • Louis University
  • University of West Florida
  • University of St. Francis
  • Western Illinois University

Teachers receive thorough training through The Compass School regarding Illinois Department of Child and Family Services child care rules & regulations, the Reggio-Inspired philosophy, the project approach and more. State standards are met at all times regarding First Aid, CPR, recognition of communicable disease and child abuse training.