Regional Network Resources

Perkins Administrator Cohort

This cohort is comprised of postsecondary CTE individuals from the Illinois Community College system.  It is designed to update and inform such individuals and to build awareness and understanding of the processes necessary to navigate the system. The cohort structure utilizes a networking resource to disseminate information, share resources and provide details on opportunities for… Continue Reading

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Enhancing Support for Special Populations

This interactive discussion focused on defining and understanding special populations.  The day highlighted effective State and National strategies and practices for supporting students.   Participants engaged in a dialogue about innovative ideas and effective practices surrounding the creation, implementation and evaluation of support strategies for special populations students. The intended audience included Community College Perkins Program Coordinators, Community College Special Populations Coordinators… Continue Reading

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FY15 Regional Network Professional Development Series

The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) Career and Technical Education (CTE) Regional Network Professional Development Series is an ongoing professional development platform for community college CTE administrators. Through the regional network a series of workshops are provided to ensure that career and technical programs continue to focus effectively on student outcomes, strengthen the connections between… Continue Reading

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Enhancing Support for Special Populations through Understanding Neurodiversity

          Dr. McMahon provided an overview of the research on how attachment, scarcity, trauma and response to failure form neurodiverse patterns in the brain. Participants were invited to apply the research to create strategies that accommodate neurodiverse learners in their classrooms. Through an increased understanding of neurodiversity, workshop attendees are better… Continue Reading

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FY15 Regional Guidelines Meetings

The fiscal year 2015 Postsecondary Perkins Guidelines have undergone a significant revision in both content and format. These planning guidelines provide an opportunity for Community Colleges to address the goals of Perkins, meet the nine (9) required uses of funds listed in the Perkins legislation, address any of the permissive uses of funds listed in… Continue Reading

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Curriculum Integration Summit: Maximizing Academics and CTE

Illinois Experts engaged in a day long dialogue on how Illinois Community Colleges are modeling Academic and Career and Technical Education (CTE) integration.  Speakers and participants explored current national trends related to academic and CTE integration and alignment, discussed the data collected from the Academic and CTE Integration survey, and reviewed recommendations for institutional structure… Continue Reading

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Making Dual Credit Work: The Voice of the System

This conversation, facilitated by the Illinois Community College Board, focused on best practices in dual credit. Agenda Presentation Dual Credit Administrative Rules

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Illinois Programs of Study Expectation Tool

This instrument is designed to help educational partners ensure they are meeting both the federal Program of Study requirements and the high standards set in Illinois. Expectation Tool pdf

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POS 101

This presentation was presented through the Regional Networks in October and November 2011. Anything is POSsible Presentation      

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Perkins Data II

Understanding and Utilizing Career and Technical Education Perkins Core Indicators to Increase Student Success Perkins data II presentation

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