College & Career Readiness Resources

FY15 College and Career Readiness Institute

  The College and Career Readiness Institute took place from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm on March 11, 2015, at the Marriott Hotel in Normal, Illinois.  The Institute is a product of the Bridging the Gap project which is focused on local curriculum alignment efforts centered around the common core state standards.  It was designed to… Continue Reading

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FY15 Bridging the Gap Spring Workshop

  The Bridging the Gap Spring Workshop was held from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on March 9, 2015, at the Marriott Hotel in Normal, Illinois. It was focused on exploring national and local curriculum alignment efforts and learning what other states are doing to assist students in becoming college and career ready.  Experts from… Continue Reading

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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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FY14 Bridging the Gap: Exploring Secondary to Postsecondary Curriculum Alignment Efforts Nationally and Across Illinois

  Description The Illinois Community College Board held a workshop on April 25, 2014 to explore national and local curriculum alignment efforts across Illinois and to learn what other states are doing to assist students in becoming college and career ready.  Experts from the Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC) and South Carolina Commission on Higher… Continue Reading

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FY14 College and Career Readiness Institute

FY14 College and Career Readiness Institute September 12, 2013 – Marriott Hotel, Normal, IL The College and Career Readiness Institute is a product of the Bridging the Gap project, which is focused on local curriculum alignment efforts centered around the common core state standards. This institute is designed to showcase local alignment initiatives and innovative… Continue Reading

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FY14 The Terrain of College Developmental Reading

The College Reading and Learning Association is pleased to share its first white paper of the subject of college developmental reading instruction.   The Terrain of College Developmental Reading by Jodi Patrick Holschuh and Eric J. Paulson, from Texas State University, can be a most valuable source for you and your colleagues. The Terrain of College… Continue Reading

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Curriculum Alignment: Bridging the Gap

Building capacity to better understand the Illinois Learning Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics (Common Core State Standards) and how to align secondary and postsecondary expectations. Supplemental Material: September 11 Agenda September 11 Presentation May 3 Agenda May 3 Presentation Answer Key to the Scavenger Hunter PARCC Policy ELA Standards ELA Appendix A ELA… Continue Reading

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