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WIOA: How it Should and Will Impact Your Classroom Instruction Webinar

Description: Learn the foundational requirements of the federal legislation, Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act. What are the expectations for Illinois, for our local programs, and of our students? How will WIOA impact your classroom instruction? Why can this be good for our students? What resources are available to help you? Time and Date: Tue, Sep 26,… Continue Reading

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Reviewer Webinar

The following is an archived version of the webinar provided to RFP reviewers:  FY18 Adult Education and Family Literacy Reviewer Meeting – Invitation ONLY  

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Career Pathways Definition from WIOA

Below is the full definition of a Career Pathway, taken directly from WIOA Sec. 3 (Def. 7) CAREER PATHWAY.—The term ‘‘career pathway’’ means a combination of rigorous and high-quality education, training, and other services that— (A) aligns with the skill needs of industries in the economy of the State or regional economy involved; (B) prepares… Continue Reading

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Advocacy for Students with Autism Workshop

The Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support (ICSPS) is excited to host Milt Wright and Richard Pimentel in an engaging day discussing advocacy.  The goal of the day is to provide participants with ideas to help students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD): discover their own value as individuals, embrace positive lessons that their impairments have… Continue Reading

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Illinois Essential Employability Skills Framework

The Illinois Essential Employability Skills Framework is designed to define and clarify the essential employability skills and provide a standard for the state. Essential employability skills are those general skills that are required to be successful in all sectors of the labor market and are separate from the technical skills attained in career pathways or… Continue Reading

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Technology Resources for Special Learning Needs in the Adult Education Classroom

This webinar was delivered in order to help education professionals discover a variety of technology resources and ways to incorporate them into your adult education classrooms. There was be an emphasis on special learning needs application although the technology resources and classroom applications will be appropriate for ESL, ABE, and ASE students. The presenters provided… Continue Reading

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ICAPS Support Webinar Series

The ICAPS Support Webinar Series was designed to provide information to administrators, instructors, and counselors working in ICAPS programs or at institutions considering the development of an ICAPS program.  In this Webinar Series experts from the Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support, the Southern Illinois Professional Development Center, and active ICAPS programs shared their knowledge… Continue Reading

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ICSPS Spring Events 2017

ICSPS has created a document to market upcoming events.  An archived version of the flier with information about the spring events can be found below: ICSPS Spring Events Document

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Early School Leaver Transition Program Reboot Meeting

The Early School Leaver Transition Program Reboot was held on  November 30, 2016 at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, in Normal, Illinois.  The Reboot offered an opportunity for recipients of the The Early School Leaver Transition Program Grant (ESLTP) to share their experiences with one another, to identify new resources available to their programs,… Continue Reading

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Civil Rights Top 10 Documents

ICSPS has developed this series of documents to provide information on key elements of Civil Rights compliance standards.  Each document has a number of facts related to an important requirement of civil rights legislation and points you in the direction of resources related to that topic.  The documents can be found below: Top Ten Things… Continue Reading

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