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Monthly Archives: January 2015

FY15 Joint Winter Meeting – STEM CCR and Bridging the Gap

  The Joint Winter Meeting – STEM CCR and Bridging the Gap was held from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm on January 27, 2015, at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Normal, Illinois. AGENDA PRESENTATIONS Understanding Curriculum Alignment Local Experts Share Curriculum Alignment Practices: Where Have We Been? Where Are We Going?: Improving College… Continue Reading

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Collection of Best Practices from Experienced Illinois Programs: Course Syllabi

  The following sample course syllabi are part of the Collection of Best Practices from experienced Illinois programs: Elgin CNC Support Course Syllabus – Fall 2012 Elgin DEA Syllabus Elgin HVAC Support Course Syllabus Elgin Welding Support Course Syllabus

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Collection of Best Practices from Experienced Illinois Programs: Course Outlines

  The following sample course outlines are part of the Collection of Best Practices From Experienced Illinois Programs: Black Hawk CNC Manufacturing Certificates 1 and 2 Black Hawk ICAPS Handout on Letterhead Danville Accelerating Opportunity Automotive Pathway Danville Accelerating Opportunity CNC Healthcare Pathway Elgin CNC Program of Study Fall 2012 Elgin Contextualized ESL Course Outlines Elgin Program of Study… Continue Reading

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Collection of Best Practices from Experienced Illinois Programs: Classroom Resources

  These sample classroom resources are part of the Collection of Best Practices From Experienced Illinois Programs and include lesson ideas and progress checklists or reports: Elgin CNC Support Course Resources Elgin DEA Lesson Plan Elgin DEA 101 Vocabulary – Short Chapter Elgin Math – Order of Introduction Elgin Student Attendance Sheet – HVAC Heartland Accelerating Opportunity Welding Testing… Continue Reading

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Collection of Best Practices From Experienced Illinois Programs: Intake Materials

  These sample intake materials are part of the Collection of Best Practices From Experienced Illinois Programs: Black Hawk Student CNC Application for Pre-Manufacturing Program Black Hawk Student Orientation Flier – FY 2015 Elgin Accelerating Opportunity iNAM Intake Paperwork Kishwaukee Accelerating Opportunity Intake Form Kishwaukee Accelerating Opportunity Interview Form Kishwaukee ICAPS Candidate Evaluation Form  

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Collection of Best Practices From Experienced Illinois Programs: Student Commitments/Agreements

  The following sample student commitments/agreements are part of the Collection of Best Practices From Experienced Illinois Programs: Black Hawk ICAPS Achievement Award Elgin Accelerating Opportunity Student Agreement Heartland Accelerating Opportunity Commitment Form Kishwaukee Student Commitment Form Kishwaukee Student Contract ICAPS Kishwaukee Textbook Loan Agreement Lincoln Land Contract of Understanding Lincoln Land Student Contract of… Continue Reading

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Collection of Best Practices From Experienced Illinois Programs: Marketing

  The following sample marking materials are part of the Collection of Best Practices From Experienced Illinois Programs: Black Hawk CNC Certificate – 2 Sided Flier Black Hawk ICAPS Handout on Letterhead Black Hawk Student Orientation Flier – FY2015 Elgin Accelerating Opportunity Flier and Trifolds Elgin Accelerating Opportunity Recruiting Presentation 1 Elgin Accelerating Opportunity Recruiting… Continue Reading

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Collection of Best Practices From Experienced Illinois Programs: Student Support Documents

  The following sample student support documents are from the Collection of Best Practices From Experienced Illinois Programs and include contact notes and materials related to mileage reimbursement, child care, etc.: Black Hawk Accelerating Opportunity Celebration Invitation-Certificate 1 Elgin Weekly Work Report Kishwaukee Case Note Form Kishwaukee Childcare Service Contract Kishwaukee Navigator Check-in Kishwaukee Participant… Continue Reading

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Collection of Best Practices From Experienced Illinois Programs: ICAPS Proposals – Task Lists – Initial Planning of Programs

  The following documents are from the Collection of Best Practices From Experienced Illinois Programs and include ICAPS proposals, task lists, and materials related to the initial planning of programs: Kishwaukee 2014 Spring Recruitment Task List Kishwaukee ICAPS Affiliate Proposal Lincoln Land Navigator Program Plan

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Collection of Best Practices From Experienced Illinois Programs: Team Teaching Suggestions

  The following team teaching suggestions are from the Collection of Best Practices From Experienced Illinois Programs: Daley Team Teaching Best Practices Model Heartland Classroom Expectation Survey – Team Teaching Heartland Planning and Assessment Expectation Survey – Team Teaching Heartland Team Teaching Presentation Kishwaukee Team Teaching Venn Diagram

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