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

  • North Central College
  • College of DuPage
  • Columbia College Chicago
  • Eastern Illinois University
  • Illinois State University
  • Lewis University
  • Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Aurora University
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Slippery Rock University
  • American Academy of Art
  • Joliet Junior College
  • Rasmussen College
  • Waukesha County Technical College
  • University of Melbourne
  • Moraine Valley Community College
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Panama
  • Ibero-American University
  • Ashford University
  • Kendall College
  • Waubonsee Community College
  • Benedictine 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.