Steve Kimmel

Steve Kimmel

Contact information


  • B.S., Ed., Psychology, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana 
  • M.S. Ed., Early Childhood Education, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb
  • Illinois Director's Credential, Level II, Illinois Network of Resource and Referral Agencies


Professional Development

  • Participate in a minimum of 30 hours of professional development activities to provide best practices to the ECC customers


Career Highlights

  • Director of the ECC since 1992
  • Earned national accredition and the highest rating possible in the Illinois Quality Rating and Improvement System
  • Past recipient of the Early Childhood Professional of the Year Award and Kishwaukee College's Board of Trustee's Award of Excellence


Publications & Presentations

  • American Heart Association Pediatric First Aid and CPR Instructor


Professional Associations

  • Lifetime Member, National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • Member, Community Coordinated Child Care Director's Group
  • Member, Kishwaukee College Early Childhood Education Advisory Committee