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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… Continue Reading

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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… Continue Reading

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Archived Civil Rights Self-Assessment: A Tool for Illinois Community Colleges

Civil Rights Self-Assessment: A Tool for Illinois Community Colleges This tool is designed to assist your community college in better understanding the requirements of the legislation to provide an equitable learning environment, and/or in preparing for an on-site review. This self-assessment tool guides your community college through a review of the five major civil rights… Continue Reading

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Civil Rights Statewide Training

This training took place on October 15, 2014 at the Marriott Hotel in Normal. This training reviewed five major civil rights laws: the Civil Rights Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Title IX, the Age Discrimination Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act – providing community colleges with an improved understanding of how to… Continue Reading

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