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Monthly Archives: November 2013

2013 Forum for Excellence Conference

The Forum for Excellence is Illinois’ premier CTE professional development event. The Conference offers participants the opportunity to engage with national and state CTE experts, dialogue with peers on a range of vital topics, and experience a showcase of new ideas, innovations, and best practices from across Illinois. Agenda Guided Path to Success:  High School… Continue Reading

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Making Dual Credit Work: The Voice of the System

This conversation, facilitated by the Illinois Community College Board, focused on best practices in dual credit. Agenda Presentation Dual Credit Administrative Rules

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STEM CCR: Bridging the Gap through Collaboration Webinar

This November 5, 2013 webinar described a collaboration between secondary and postsecondary math departments. November 5, 2013 STEM CCR Webinar (archived) PowerPoint from November STEM CCR Webinar AQIP Presentation counselors Calculator Usage 5.1.2012 College Readiness Partnership Summer Bridge MRADE 2012 Math Pledge Math Handout Math-Postcard Spring 2013 Meeting with HS Administration Testing policy Trends from… Continue Reading

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Supporting Learners with Disabilities for Success

Module containing strategies for meeting Perkins performance measures using a continuum of quality support. These modules are for administrators and special populations coordinators to use in professional development sessions with counselors and instructors. Brochure Activities for Professional Development Effective Practices Resources Miscellaneous Information      

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Illinois Programs of Study Expectation Tool

This instrument is designed to help educational partners ensure they are meeting both the federal Program of Study requirements and the high standards set in Illinois. Expectation Tool pdf

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Professional Development for Teachers of Students with ADHD and Characteristics of ADHD

This article provides information about how professional development for teachers of students with ADHD impacts teachers’ attitudes about and confidence in teaching students with ADHD and improved self-reported ability to provide accommodations. This impact was documented in this research study. Professional Development: ADHD Students (pdf)

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Edge Foundation

The Edge Foundation’s primary mission is to provide access to qualified, professional coaches for students with ADHD as part of their multi-modal treatment program. Coaching has been proven to be an effective means for dealing with some of the symptoms of ADHD and can give a young person the edge necessary to achieve his or… Continue Reading

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Supporting Single Parents and Displaced Homemakers for Success

Module containing strategies for meeting Perkins performance measures using a continuum of quality support. These modules are for administrators and special populations coordinators to use in professional development sessions with counselors and instructors. Brochure Activities for Professional Development Effective Practices Resources Miscellaneous Information      

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Single Parent Network

The Mission at Single Parents Network is to provide a hub, as you will, that has collectively gathered single parent web sites, articles, information, government resources, online discussion forum support boards, books and so much more, for any one looking for single parent information. Single Parent Network

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Supporting Learners with Economic or Academic Disadvantage for Success Brochure

Module containing strategies for meeting Perkins performance measures using a continuum of quality support. These modules are for administrators and special populations coordinators to use in professional development sessions with counselors and instructors. Brochure Activities for Professional Development Effective Practices Resources Miscellaneous Information

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