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icsps logoThe Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support (ICSPS) creates, supports, and delivers professional development for career and technical education professionals across Illinois. ICSPS provides technical assistance, develops publications, and facilitates program improvement strategies for our partners as they relate to college transition, recruitment, retention, and completion−encouraging achievement of special populations learners.

ICSPS was founded in 1977 at Illinois State University, and is currently housed in the Educational Administration and Foundations department in the College of Education.

Upcoming Professional Development

 

Perkins Administrator Meeting

March  23      9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
For more information and links to registration visit the information page below:
Perkins Administrator Meeting Page

 

Bridging the Gap Summit

March 28      9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
For more information and links to registration visit the information page below:
Bridging the Gap

Perkins Data and Accountability Workshop and Webinars

Workshop
April 20    12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
For more information and links to registration visit the information page below:
PODS Workshop Page

Perkins Online Data System Webinars
April 18    10:00 AM -12:00 PM
April 25    10:00 AM -12:00 PM
Registration links for the two webinars can be found below:
PODS Data and Accountability Webinar Page

 

Special Populations Summit

May 23      10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
For more information and links to registration visit the information page below:
Special Populations Summit Page

 

ICAPS Support Webinar Series

Career Navigator Online Resources
March 2     10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Information and Registration: Career Navigators Online Resources Webinar Page

Developing an ICAPS Program Using the Process Checklist for IET Models
March 22     10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Information and Registration: Developing an ICAPS program Webinar Page

Tips for Successful Development and Delivery of an ICAPS Support Course
April 13       10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Information and Registration:  Tips for Successful Development and Delivery Webinar Page

Building Capacity of Existing ICAPS Programs
April 20       10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Information and Registration: Building Capacity Webinar Page

Effective Strategies for Team Teachers
May 3          10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Information and Registration: Effective Strategies for Team Teachers Page