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Dodging the Cookie-cutter System – Helping Students Design an Individualized Plan Webinar

How do you encourage students to view their High School Equivalency as a stepping-stone rather than a final goal? How do we help students see the benefits of a degree, a trade, or a vocational certificate? And, when the cookie-cutter system does not work for all, how do you customize an individual plan for each… Continue Reading

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Transitions Academy FY18

Thank you for attending the Transitions Academy 2017.   The Transitions Academy was held on November 8 – 9, 2017 at the Thelma Keller Convention Center in Effingham, Illinois.  For your convenience we have archived presentation material from the Transitions Academy for your continued access. The Transitions Academy is designed to assist colleges and partnerships working… Continue Reading

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Team Teaching Menu of Resources

  ICAPS/AO programs are required to have a 50% overlap within Team Teaching.  The following resources are designed to assist programs develop, strengthen and improve their Team Teachers. In Illinois, Career & Technical Education (CTE) instructors lead the content/industry instruction with an infusion of basic skills instruction by the Adult Education (AE) instructor. Team teaching… Continue Reading

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Career Navigator Menu of Resources

Experienced Career Navigators Answer Your Questions Webinar Successful ICAPS Programs Answer Your Questions! – Webinar Collection of Best Practices from Experienced Illinois Programs Career/Transitions Plan Checklists College Success Courses Integrating Career Development at All Levels Marketing Materials Orientation Partnerships Materials (introductory materials, agreements, meeting agendas, sustaining materials, etc.) Resource Lists by Industry Screening and Selection… Continue Reading

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Administrator Menu of Resources

Successful ICAPS Programs Answer Your Questions! – Webinar Online training – NCTN Promoting Engagement–Role of the Program Administrator (Coming Soon) Instructor Evaluation and Development System (Email sipdctrainer@gmail.com for access.) Teacher Worksheet for Encouraging Self-Directed Learning Supporting Special Populations Strategies Documents Collection of Best Practices from Experienced Illinois Programs Integrated/Bridge Class Offerings Integrated/Bridge Scheduling Contextualized Curriculum… Continue Reading

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WIOA Summit 2017

The full program for the Summit, including a full schedule and session information, can be accessed at the following link: WIOA Summit 2017 Program Archived Presentations and handouts can be found below: Plenary Sessions: Statewide WIOA Core Partner Leadership Panel Discussion: Laying the Foundation for Alignment, Collaboration, and Service Integration Jennifer Foster, Illinois Community College… Continue Reading

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Forum for Excellence 2017

Conference Program and Schedule The Conference program contains the full schedule, session descriptions, biographies for featured speakers, and sponsor information.  An archived version of the conference program is available at the following link:  Forum for Excellence 2017 Program Pre-Conference Sessions Adult Education Administrators’ Meeting Jamil Steele, Senior Director of Adult Education, Illinois Community College Board… Continue Reading

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Perkins Administrator Cohort Meeting

The Perkins Administrator Cohort Meeting held in September of 2017 occurred as a pre-session at the Forum for Excellence and was lead by Whitney Thompson, the Director for CTE at the Illinois Community College Board and Dr. Aime’e Julian, Director of the Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support.  The archived presentation materials can be found… Continue Reading

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Special Populations Academy Launch

The Special Populations Support Grant Kick-Off event was designed to provide technical assistance related to serving special populations, allow networking between special population support grant recipients, and provide an opportunity for attendees to share their expertise. This event was held on Thursday, November 2 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Marriott Hotel &… Continue Reading

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An In-depth Look at the Civil Rights Review Process

The Civil Rights Review process is part of the ICCB’s proactive effort to help colleges increase the accessibility of their campuses and programs and promote an atmosphere of diversity and inclusion.  This training session provides an in-depth examination of the civil rights review process, how data are used to select colleges for on-site reviews, what… Continue Reading

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