Monthly Archives: May 2014

FY14 Transitions Academy ’20 Minutes of Fame’

The Transitions Academy 20 Minutes of Fame event was held on May 22, 2014 at the ISU Alumni Center. Agenda Presentations Macon-Piatt Adult Education Center College of DuPage Moraine Valley Community College South Suburban College Heartland Community College Joliet Junior College Morton College Kaskaskia Community College Southeastern Illinois College Prairie State College Department of Corrections… Continue Reading

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ESLTP Spring Meeting

  Agenda Allowable Expenses Game Allowable Activities This event took place on May 20, 2014 at the ICCB offices in Springfield, IL.

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Enhancing Support for Special Populations through Understanding Neurodiversity

          Dr. McMahon provided an overview of the research on how attachment, scarcity, trauma and response to failure form neurodiverse patterns in the brain. Participants were invited to apply the research to create strategies that accommodate neurodiverse learners in their classrooms. Through an increased understanding of neurodiversity, workshop attendees are better… Continue Reading

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True Child

Title of resource, project, or practice: True Child Name(s), Title(s), and Affiliation of Leader(s): Riki Wilchins, Executive Director Overview of the resource: TrueChild helps donors, policy-makers and practitioners reconnect race, class and gender through “gender transformative” approaches that challenge rigid gender norms and inequities. We are especially interested in the impact of gender on at-risk… Continue Reading

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WebAIM: Web Accessibility in Mind

Title of resource, project, or practice: WebAIM: Web Accessibility in Mind Name(s), Title(s), and Affiliation of Leader(s): Center for Persons with Disabilities, Utah State University Overview of the resource: WebAIM’s mission is to expand the potential of the web for people with disabilities by providing the knowledge, technical skills, tools, organizational leadership strategies, and vision… Continue Reading

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Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success

Title of resource, project, or practice: Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success Name(s), Title(s), and Affiliation of Leader(s): Andress St. Rose, AAUW, and Catherine Hill, AAUW Please provide an overview of the resource.: Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success (2013) explores an underappreciated part of our higher education system. The report looks at… Continue Reading

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Online Modules for CTE Teachers Serving Special Populations

Title of resource, project, or practice: Online Modules for CTE Teachers Serving Special Populations Name(s), Title(s), and Affiliation of Leader(s): Rick Peterson, Ph.D. , Assistant Professor and Extension Parenting Specialist, Texas A & M Agrilife Extension Please provide an overview of the resource.: These online modules are free and pertinent to any CTE teachers who… Continue Reading

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DeafTEC Center

Title of resource, project, or practice: DeafTEC Center Name(s), Title(s), and Affiliation of Leader(s): Donna Lange, DeafTEC PI and Center Director Please provide an overview of the resource.: DeafTEC serves as a resource for high schools and community colleges that educate deaf and hard-of-hearing students in STEM-related programs and for employers hiring deaf and hard-of-hearing… Continue Reading

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DO-IT Center, University of Washington

Title of resource, project, or practice: DO-IT Center, University of Washington Name(s), Title(s), and Affiliation of Leader(s): Sheryl Burgstahler, Ph.D., DO-IT Director Date resource, project, practice or instructional strategy started: Please provide an overview of the resource.: The international DO-IT Center promotes the success of individuals with disabilities in postsecondary education and careers, using technology… Continue Reading

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FY14 New Look Showcase

This Showcase featured an opening address by Dr. Andresse St. Rose on research and recommendations for success for women and student parents in community colleges.  The address was followed by presentations by FY14 New Look Project sites. FY14 New Look Project PowerPoint Presentation Pictures from Law Day at South Suburban St. Rose Presentation

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