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Developing an ICAPS Program Using the Process Checklist for IET Models

This session was designed for programs beginning to create an integrated program or those wanting to increase their knowledge of IET. During the webinar a panel of experienced ICAPS teams walked through the steps to develop a successful Integrated Education Program.  The webinar also introduced a new Process Checklist to guide you from concept to… Continue Reading

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Career Navigator Online Resources

In this webinar we walked through online resources for Career Navigators available at icapsillinois.com. We  provided examples of material for career/transition plans, college success course development, the screening and selection process, marketing, orientation, and other essential elements of an ICAPS program. Additionally, we shared information on the iLearn system. The webinar was originally held on… Continue Reading

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PODS Data and Accountability Webinar

PODS Data and Accountability Webinar this webinar provided an overview of the Perkins Online Data System (PODS) examining the CTE Performance Data. Participants were provided a step-by-step approach to complete Perkins Plan Form 1 – Accountability Data Snapshot Worksheet. Two identical webinars were presented on April 18 at 10:00 AM and April 25 at 10:00… Continue Reading

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FY17 Adult Education and Literacy GATA Budget

This webinar is an information session intended to provide an overview of the process for completing the FY17 Adult Education and Literacy GATA Budget. The webinar was presented by Ben McDaniel for the Illinois Community College Board on Thursday, November 10, 2016 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST. The archived version of the Webinar can… Continue Reading

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Newsletter Archive

Each month ICSPS produces a news letter to promote upcoming professional development and to share pertinent information with Career and Technical Education Professionals in the field.  Archived versions of the newsletters can be found below. ICSPS Newsletter – October 2017 ICSPS News – September 2017 ICSPS News – August 2017 ICSPS News – July 2017… Continue Reading

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Special Populations Recruitment and Retention Support Strategies Documents

ICSPS has produced a series of documents to summarize evidence based strategies for supporting special population students during the recruitment and retention processes. The documents can be found below: Supporting Students With Limited English Proficiency – Recruitment and Retention Supporting Students With Disabilities – Recruitment and Retention Supporting Single Parents and Displaced Homemakers – Recruitment… Continue Reading

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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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Building an IET Model

Integrated Education and Training (IET) models began with Accelerating Opportunity and continued to evolve in Illinois at the Integrated Career and Academic Preparation System (ICAPS). Today IET had been established as an integral part of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). This webinar will explore and explain the IET as defined in WIOA, and… Continue Reading

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Engaging Advisory Board Webinar

This webinar will explore ways to engage with your program Advisory Boards. Representative from Illinois Community Colleges will share strategies that have worked to engage, develop and sustain Advisory Boards for their CTE programs. This webinar is brought to you by a partnership between the Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support and the Southern Illinois… Continue Reading

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