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Autism Training and Technical Assistance Project

 The Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support (ICSPS) is proud to be working, under the the direction of the Special Education Division on the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), to develop and expand a variety of resources focused on the needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other disabilities who are transitioning from… Continue Reading

Advocacy for Students with Autism Workshop

The Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support (ICSPS) is excited to host Milt Wright and Richard Pimentel in an engaging day discussing advocacy.  The goal of the day is to provide participants with ideas to help students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD): discover their own value as individuals, embrace positive lessons that their impairments have… Continue Reading

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DEI Resources

  The resources from the summit can be found below: DEI Summit Agenda Self Identification of Disabilities FAQ 6 Elements of Career Pathways Aligning DEI and Career Pathways System and Program Strategies Presentation LEAD Center Employer Engagement Information Reasonable Accommodation Handout 1 Reasonable Accommodation Handout 2 The Employers Perspective Music Within is a movie that tells… Continue Reading

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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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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Electronic and Web Accessibility Webinar Series

ICSPS will be delivering a webinar series on electronic and web accessibility.This series will provide valuable information on how to ensure your electronic resources are accessible to all students and how to judge your compliance with civil rights legislation related to web accessibility.  The series will be delivered in two parts on September 7 and… Continue Reading

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Accomplished Projects

ICSPS provides professional development technical assistance, and program improvement strategies to support the success of all learners. We encourage educational professionals to teach equitably, with special attention to learners preparing for nontraditional careers, and advance the achievement of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 through the comprehensive application of research-based… Continue Reading

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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2015 Forum for Excellence Conference

Thank you for participating in the 2015 Forum for Excellence.  For your convenience we have made the presentations, handouts and supplemental material available for your continued access.  You can find the schedule and active links to the presentations and materials below. September 22, 2015 – September 23, 2015 201 Broadway Street Description The Forum for… Continue Reading

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Displaced Homemaker Program of Washoe County at Truckee Meadows Community College

  The Displaced Homemaker Program of Washoe County at Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) in Reno, Nevada, serves displaced homemakers of any economic level with support services to assist them in job search and placement. Services offered by this program include: vocational assessment, personal and career counseling, referrals for community assistance, job search skills workshops,… Continue Reading

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