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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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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 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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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  An archived version of the conference program is available at the following link:  Forum for Excellence 2017 Program Pre-Conference Sessions Adult Education Administrators’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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Nontraditional Recruitment and Retention Webinar

Do you know what strategies to use when recruiting women into STEM? How to increase retention rates of men into your healthcare programs? Or why mentors and cohorts are so important and effective? View this archived webinar to explore evidence-based strategies to effectively recruit and retain nontraditional students into your programs. The archived webinar can… Continue Reading

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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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