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Monthly Archives: August 2013

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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FY14 Transitions Academy Launch

This Launch took place on July 30-31, 2013 at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel in Springfield, IL. Career Navigator Training Handouts Presentation College and Career Readiness Instructions for Small Group and Pair Activities List of 246 Skills as Verbs Navigator Self-Assessment Inventory Navigator Program Plan SMART Goal Worksheet SMART Quiz Publication List CCR Design Grid… Continue Reading

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FY13 Transitions Academy ’20 Minutes of Fame’

This culminating event took place on May 22, 2013 at the Illinois State University, Alumni Center in Normal, IL. Presentations Accelerating Opportunities I-CAPS (Black Hawk College) Introduction to Healthcare (Decatur District #61) Manufacturing and TDL Bridge (Greater West Town Community Development Project) Accelerating Opportunity A Chance to Succeed and Exceed our own Expectations! (Illinois Central… Continue Reading

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