• All CDL staff are part of the Department of Human & Community Development (HCD).
  • The CDL program Director is a tenure-track faculty member in HCD who teaches and conducts research for the University of Illinois in addition to supervising the CDL staff, managing the budget, coordinating the educational program, and supervising CDL research activities.
  • The day-to-day oversight of the CDL program is managed by the Associate Director, the Program Coordinator, and the Assistant to the Director.
  • Each Full-Day Classroom in the CDL program is staffed by 1 Head Teacher (Bachelor’s degree minimum) and 2 Early Childhood Assistant (Associate’s degree minimum).