Archives

Career Navigator Online Resources

ICAPS Logo- Accelerate Illinois - Skills, Jobs, Economic Oppertunity

In this webinar we walked through online resources for Career Navigators available at icapsillinois.com. We  provided examples of material for career/transition plans, college success course development, the screening and selection process, marketing, orientation, and other essential elements of an ICAPS program. Additionally, we shared information on the iLearn system.

The webinar was originally held on March 2 from   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

An archived version of the webinar and the presentation slideshow can be found at the following links:

Career Navigators Online Resources Webinar
Career Navigator Online Resources Slideshow

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments closed

PODS Data and Accountability Webinar

PODS Data and Accountability Webinar

this webinar provided an overview of the Perkins Online Data System (PODS) examining the CTE Performance Data. Participants were provided a step-by-step approach to complete Perkins Plan
Form 1 – Accountability Data Snapshot Worksheet.

Two identical webinars were presented on April 18 at 10:00 AM and April 25 at 10:00 AM.

An archived version of the webinar can be found below:
Perkins Online Data System (PODS) Webinar – Part 1
Perkins Online Data System (PODS) Webinar – Part 2

 

Additional resources that were provided can also be downloaded from the following links:
Using PODS to Enhance Program Improvement Slideshow
PODS Measure Definitions and Outcomes Slideshow
Accessing data for the Program Improvement Plan Slideshow

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments closed

FY17 Adult Education and Literacy GATA Budget

This webinar is an information session intended to provide an overview of the process for completing the FY17 Adult Education and Literacy GATA Budget.

The webinar was presented by Ben McDaniel for the Illinois Community College Board on Thursday, November 10, 2016 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST.

The archived version of the Webinar can be found at the link below:
FY17 Adult Education and Literacy GATA Budget Webinar

The resources provided during the webinar are also available:
ICCB Adult Ed Uniform GATA Budget Excel Workbook

The presentation slideshow is available below:
Presentation Slideshow

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments closed

Newsletter Archive

Each month ICSPS produces a news letter to promote upcoming professional development and to share pertinent information with Career and Technical Education Professionals in the field.  Archived versions of the newsletters can be found below.

ICSPS News – March 2017

ICSPS News – January/February 2017

ICSPS News – December 2016

ICSPS News – November 2016

ICSPS News – October 2016

ICSPS News – September 2016

ICSPS News – August 2016

ICSPS News – July 2016

 

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments closed

Special Populations Recruitment and Retention Support Strategies Documents

ICSPS has produced a series of documents to summarize evidence based strategies for supporting special population students during the recruitment and retention processes.

The documents can be found below:

Supporting Students With Limited English Proficiency – Recruitment and Retention

Supporting Students With Disabilities – Recruitment and Retention

Supporting Single Parents and Displaced Homemakers – Recruitment and Retention

Supporting Students in Nontraditional Careers – Recruitment and Retention

Posted in Special Populations Resources, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments closed

Carl D. Perkins Postsecondary Career & Technical Education Grant Manual

The Illinois Community College Board has produced the Carl D. Perkins Postsecondary Career & Technical Education Grant Manual to guide CTE programs.

The manual can be found below:
Carl D. Perkins Postsecondary Career & Technical Education Grant Manual

Posted in Perkins Administrator Cohort Resources | Comments closed

Title IX Summit

We will be hosting Tishaundra McPherson from the Chicago Office of Civil Rights.  She will be providing an overview and update on Title IX and how it applies to Community Colleges and a review of updates outlined in the Dear Colleague letter referencing Title IX and sexual bias, sexual violence and sexual misconduct.

Heartland Community College Commons Building, Room 1406/1407
Wednesday November 16, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM CDT

You can register at the following link:

Registration

 

Posted in Civil Rights Resources, Special Populations Resources, Uncategorized | Comments closed

Special Populations Support Strategies Webinar Series

The Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support (ICSPS) presented  evidence-based strategies to effectively recruit and retain Students from Special Populations, as defined by the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act.  There were 4 webinars in this series.  During each strategies were discussed and resources were provided.  If you have any questions related to these webinars or related to serving special populations students in your area please feel free to contact us directly.

Nontraditional Occupations – This webinar was delivered on November 8, 10:00 AM CDT

The webinar and its resources can be found at the links below:
Super Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining Students Pursuing Nontraditonal Occupations (NTO) Webinar
Webinar Slideshow

Students with Limited English Proficiency – This webinar was delivered on  November 15, 10:00 AM CDT
The webinar and its resources can be found at the links below:
Super Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining Students with Limited English Proficiency Webinar
Webinar Slideshow

Single Parents & Displaced Home Makers – This webinar was delivered on November 17, 10:00 AM CDT
Super Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining Single Parents and Displaced Homemakers Webinar
Presentation Slideshow

Resources were also provided by the presenter.  They can be found below:
Example Memo to Students
Example Special Populations Survey Form

Example Eligibility Notification

Students with Disabilities – This webinar was delivered on November 28, 10:00 AM CDT
Super Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining Students with Disabilities
Presentation Slideshow

Resources were also provided by the presenter.  They can be found below:
CSC Letter of Accommodation Sample
Letter of Accommodation Template for editing (Word Doc.)
CSC Notification of Disability Support Document Example

Posted in Civil Rights Resources, Perkins Administrator Cohort Resources, Special Populations Resources, Uncategorized | Comments closed

Building an IET Model

Integrated Education and Training (IET) models began with Accelerating Opportunity and continued to evolve in Illinois at the Integrated Career and Academic Preparation System (ICAPS). Today IET had been established as an integral part of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). This webinar will explore and explain the IET as defined in WIOA, and outline the Illinois IET model framework. The expanded framework will help increase capacity and contribute to student success and transition.

The webinar was delivered on Friday, November 9, 2016 at 10:00 AM.  An archived version can be found below:

Building an IET Model Webinar

Presentation Slideshow

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments closed

Engaging Advisory Board Webinar

This webinar will explore ways to engage with your program Advisory Boards. Representative from Illinois Community Colleges will share strategies that have worked to engage, develop and sustain Advisory Boards for their CTE programs. This webinar is brought to you by a partnership between the Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support and the Southern Illinois Professional Development Center.

The webinar was originally held on November 2, 2016, 10:00 AM CDT

The archived webinar can be found at the link below:

Strategies for Engaging Advisory Boards Webinar

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments closed