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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Collection of Best Practices from Experienced Illinois Programs

This list of best practices from experienced Illinois programs was developed for the Team Teaching Resources. Collection of Best Practices from Experienced Illinois Programs

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FY 2015 Transitions Academy Fall Workshops

The Transitions Academy is designed to assist colleges and partnerships working on developing Bridge and ICAPS (Integrated Career and Academic Preparation System) programs by increasing awareness of the expanding partnership between Adult Education and Career and Technical Education as it relates to the ICAPS model, Accelerating Opportunity, Illinois Bridge programs, and Illinois Programs of Study…. Continue Reading

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Special Populations Support Grant Workshop

Recipients of the Special Populations Support Grant (SPSG) were required to attend the grant overview workshop at Heartland Community College in Normal on October 22, 2014.   During this interactive workshop, we discussed effective research strategies and explored institutions’ core indicator data and the performance of special population groups.  Closely examining the data helps reveal the root causes… Continue Reading

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Perkins Administrator Cohort

This cohort is comprised of postsecondary CTE individuals from the Illinois Community College system.  It is designed to update and inform such individuals and to build awareness and understanding of the processes necessary to navigate the system. The cohort structure utilizes a networking resource to disseminate information, share resources and provide details on opportunities for… Continue Reading

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Enhancing Support for Special Populations

This interactive discussion focused on defining and understanding special populations.  The day highlighted effective State and National strategies and practices for supporting students.   Participants engaged in a dialogue about innovative ideas and effective practices surrounding the creation, implementation and evaluation of support strategies for special populations students. The intended audience included Community College Perkins Program Coordinators, Community College Special Populations Coordinators… Continue Reading

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Defining Programs of Study in Adult Education

Engage in a discussion exploring the fundamentals of Career Pathways and Programs of Study (POS). Examine state and national resources which are designed to support programs of study, development and implementation, and gain insight into the state’s expectation for CTE and AO/ICAPS partnerships. Presentation: Defining Programs of Study in Adult Education

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Transitions in Illinois

Transitioning is providing success for Illinois Adult Education students.  Illinois is leading the nation in scaling up national transitions initiatives.  This session provides an overview of the Illinois Transitions Academy, the ICAPS/AO Initiative and what is being done to not only scale up, but to sustain a statewide system of transitioning.  This extended session was… Continue Reading

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FY15 Regional Network Professional Development Series

The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) Career and Technical Education (CTE) Regional Network Professional Development Series is an ongoing professional development platform for community college CTE administrators. Through the regional network a series of workshops are provided to ensure that career and technical programs continue to focus effectively on student outcomes, strengthen the connections between… Continue Reading

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