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New Look Informational Webinar PowerPoint

The FY14 New Look Informational Webinar explains the New Look Project, tell about changes to be implemented in FY14 and gives instructions on how to participate. FY14 New Look 8/29/13 Archived Webinar FY14 New Look Informational Webinar PowerPoint

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National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY)

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY)is a national grassroots membership organization/association serves as the voice and the social conscience for the education of children and youth in homeless situations. NAEHCY connects educators, parents, advocates, researchers, and service providers to ensure school enrollment and attendance and overall success for children and… Continue Reading

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International Rett Syndrome Association

International Rett Syndrome Association is an organization which provides information and resources about Rett Syndrome for parents and professionals. International Rett Syndrome Foundation website

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The Autism Spectrum Institute

The Autism Spectrum Institute is an organization which provides supportive education programs and trains pre-service and teacher educators as well as parents and families of children and youth with autism spectrum disorders. Autism Spectrum Institute Website

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Taking the Road Less Traveled: Educator’s Toolkit to Prepare Students for Nontraditional Careers

This tool kit has been created for educators to easily work through four specific areas dealing with students in nontraditional careers. Taking the Road Less Traveled CIMC – Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center

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GPS for Perkins IV Special Populations Executive Summary

This document provides resources for Perkins professionals seeking understanding of the 2006 law and its impact on special populations in the state of Illinois. GPS for Perkins IV Special Populations

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FY13 Waubonsee CC SUCCESS New Look Project

The New Look Project, Administrative Office SUCCESS: Building Self-Confidence, Understanding, Courage, Charity, Esteem, Self-Acceptance and a Sense of Direction targets single parents, displaced homemakers and the economically disadvantaged. Students in the Administrative Office Systems (AOS) program are disproportionately plagued by financial problems, child care difficulties, inadequate transportation, domestic violence issues and conflicting school and work… Continue Reading

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FY13 Waubonsee CC First Note to Parents New Look Project

First Note to Parents was an experiment to see if parents were interested in improving their understanding of the transition experience. Based on the event attendance, interest of parents during intake sessions, and attendance at the special education resource fair, we will continue to make the information available to parents and students in various formats… Continue Reading

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FY13 SVCC Women in Criminal Public Safety New Look Project

On March 22, 2013, Sauk Valley Community College hosted an event titled “Becoming a Community Leader” in which female area high school and college students were invited to participate. These students (preferably PELL eligible or economically disadvantaged) were either undecided in their major or were currently enrolled in Fire Science, Emergency Medical Service, or Criminal… Continue Reading

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FY13 SVCC R.N. Ready New Look Project

This program was geared toward students in the SVCC Nursing program who were at least one of the following: low socioeconomic, single parent or ESL. These students all failed one Nursing class which would set them back and put them at risk of failing the NCLEX Nursing Exam. We chose the Virtual ATI program to… Continue Reading

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