The IRC provides free professional learning for IL educators serving our state’s over 240,000 English learners.

We are an ISBE approved professional development provider as well as an approved IL-EMPOWER learning partner.  School districts and other organizations may hire the IRC for both short term and long term professional learning on a fee-for-service basis.

In collaboration with National Louis University, the IRC provides the graduate coursework needed for educators to obtain a bilingual/ESL endorsement as well as the bilingual /ESL special education approval.