Special Populations Resources

FY14 New Look Informational Flyer

FY14 New Look Informational Flyer

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FY13 SVCC FUSE New Look Project

FUSE is a bilingual program offered to Hispanic/Latino English Language Learners’ families with children from fourth grade to high school seniors. Sauk Valley Community College’s Cross-Cultural Services, the U of I Extension, and the YWCA of the Sauk Valley’s Immigrant Family Resource Program collaborate to assist families in setting higher educational goals and improving their… Continue Reading

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FY13 Rock Valley College AT New Look Project

This project will increase the amount, and quality, of training resources available to students with disabilities at Rock Valley College and will allow users to be better informed about the technology options available. Currently, a relatively small number of students utilize AT on campus due to a variety of factors, such as lack of prior… Continue Reading

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FY13 Rock Valley College Pathways New Look Project

Rock Career Pathways is a three-day workshop, aimed at assisting Adult Education students, namely English Language Learners and economically disadvantaged learners, to make goals to enroll in CTE Programs, in one of a variety of career pathways. The three days include 1) an introduction to Career Pathways, 2) an opportunity to gain valuable, in-depth information… Continue Reading

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FY13 Kishwaukee College New Look Project

The project, “Partnerships for Progress,” targeted Perkins Special Populations, such as single parents and economically disadvantaged residents in DeKalb County, Illinois. The project consisted of three presentations about special training and opportunities in manufacturing within DeKalb County. The presentations were hosted at two local agencies serving special populations. The workshops were catered brunches which created… Continue Reading

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FY13 JWCC New Look Project

The purpose of this project was to increase enrollment, completion, and employment of special populations by providing a stronger, more cohesive resource net to serve them. In order to begin this process, we held collaboration and training meetings with area service agencies. Agency information was gathered at these for the purpose of creating a resource… Continue Reading

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FY13 IECC/Olney Central College New Look Project

“Call Your Future………. It’s not Crazy”, was a Transition Expo for high school students with disabilities. It included eighteen booths with employers, college  instructors, and students providing information and hands on experiences in careers. In addition, students toured the campus with advisors, participated in an interactive employment success session with a local employment agency, and… Continue Reading

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Completion by Design

Completion by Design is a five-year Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation initiative that works with community colleges to significantly increase completion and graduation rates for low-income students under 26. The initiative provides needed structure to the community college experience. Students are proven to have greater success with completion and graduation when they are regularly given… Continue Reading

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