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Monthly Archives: June 2013

National Association for Down Syndrome NADS

National Association for Down Syndrome NADS is an organization which provides direct support to families through their Parent Support Program, Mentoring Program, Work Experience Program, and other individualized services primarily within the Chicago Metropolitan Area. Supplemental Material: NADS Website

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Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning is an organization which serves as a national resource center for disseminating research and evidence-based practices about children’s behavior and the development of healthy social and emotional skills to parents and professionals. The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) is… Continue Reading

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Center on Technology and Disability

The Center on Technology and Disability provides a wealth of free resources – personal and professional development webinars, articles, guides, training materials and more. Supplemental Material: Center on Technology and Disability Website

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Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) is a website clearinghouse for evidence-based information including support groups, literature and conferences on AD/HD. ** Resources available in Spanish Supplemental Material: CHADD website

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Illinois STAR NET

Illinois STAR NET is an organization which Support and Technical Assistance Regional NETwork. We provide training, assistance on request, and resources to parents of young children with special needs and professionals in the early childhood community. Illinois STAR NET provides a variety of opportunities for personal and professional growth for those parents and professionals who… Continue Reading

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Vocational Alliance Autism Project

The Vocational Alliance Autism Project is an organization which has a three year history of community focus project in building local capacity to support high school students with autism spectrum disorders in the transition from high school to adult life. The project focuses on team partnerships and person centered planning approaches to assist students and… Continue Reading

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FY13 Introduction to Programs of Study

Handouts from the FY13 Introduction to Programs of Study workshops held on October 11, October 18, and November 28, 2012. Supplemental Material: Agenda Partnerships Example Partnership Example (bad) Harper Credential Example Common Career Technical Core Nursing Planning Guide Example Nursing POS and CCTE example Nursing POS Sequence Good and Bad for WACCHS District Strengthening Partnerships… Continue Reading

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CIP Codes: Nontraditional Careers by Career Cluster

Crosswalk from the 2010 CIP Codes Supplemental Material: Female Postsecondary Nontraditional Careers by Career Cluster Male Postsecondary Nontraditional Careers by Career Cluster STEM Nontraditional Careers by Career Cluster NAPE: Nontraditional Occupations Crosswalk Illinois Community College Board Postsecondary Perkins Online Data System (PODS) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data Systems Illinois Pathways

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FY13 Using Data for CTE Program Improvement

This workshop provided basic information about definitions of the Perkins Core Indicators and assisted participants in understanding the path from student enrollment to Core Indicator achievement. Through case studies, participants had the opportunity to practice applying that knowledge, so that they can plan to maximize student success and college achievement of Perkins Core Indicators. Supplemental… Continue Reading

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Root Causes, Research, and Effective Practics on NTO Careers

This presentation to high school counselors provides information about why nontraditional occupations are a continuing topic of interest and about the benefits of nontraditional occupations to men, women, and the workplace. Participants receive a list of current programs of study which prepare students for nontraditional occupations and a summary of Nontraditional Career Preparation: Root Causes… Continue Reading

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