Chicago Early Learning Ambassad0rs

Chicago Early Learning 2022 Ambassadors

Help Enroll More Children in Chicago Early Learning Programs!

Every child deserves equitable access to high-quality early childhood education.

The Mayor’s office, Chicago Public Schools (CPS), and the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) are dedicated to improving access to early learning and preschool programs for children citywide. 

The Chicago Early Learning Ambassador Program was founded to expand preschool access and early education to students in historically under-enrolled communities.

  • 25% more likely to graduate high school 
  • 24% more earned wages as an adult 
  • 4x more likely to earn a bachelor’s degree or higher 

 Children who attend quality learning programs are:

25% more likely to graduate high school

24% more earned wages as an adult

4x more likely to earn a bachelor’s degree or higher

Children who attend quality learning programs are:


More likely to graduate high school


More earned wages as an adult


More likely to earn a bachelor’s degree or higher

How You Can Help

Small acts can make a big impact. By carrying out the ambassador actions via email, you’re helping connect children to a lifelong love of learning and gain access to high-quality early education. 

We need community leaders like you to help us spread the word about Chicago Early Learning to parents and caregivers throughout Chicago communities. Sign up to receive voluntary ambassador actions to your inbox and start making a difference today!

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Join our Facebook Community!

The official Chicago Early Learning Facebook community allows educators, parents, and community members to join the conversation and access important resources, updates, and tools to help improve high-quality early education for all children in Chicago.

This group is open to anyone in the Chicago area who has an investment in early childhood education, including families of early learners, early childhood professionals, community leaders, and organizations. Before joining, please take a moment to read through the group guidelines to ensure the best experience for all members.

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What You Can Expect

We will send you short bi-weekly emails with an action step or two for you to connect with families about early learning enrollment and engage your audience.

We’ll provide any digital graphics, messaging, and resources for you to share with your circles of influence—on social media, online, and in-person when possible.

Become an Ambassador Today

Please complete the form below to sign-up for Ambassador emails with great tips and resources for engaging your community. By submitting this form, you are opting into email updates.

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More Resources for Ambassadors

Application Walkthrough Video

Know a parent or guardian who needs help completing their application? Send them a link to the video below!