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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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Root Causes and Strategies Webinar

The Root Causes and Strategies Webinar was delivered on November 20th, 2015.  You can access the webinar and the archived resources here: Root Causes and Strategies Webinar Documents: Nontraditional Career Preparations Root Causes and Strategies Document National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity – Root Causes Chart Abbreviated Program Improvement Process for Equity Implementation Plan 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

Special Populations Support Grants Workshop

The Special Populations Support Grants Workshop showcased the innovative work of the multiple grant recipients and was held on June 2, 2015 at the ISU Alumni Center in Normal, IL. Agenda English as a Second Language Resource Economically Disadvantaged Resource Single Parents/Displaced Homemakers Resource Nontraditional Career Preparation: Root Causes & Strategies The Why Morning Special… Continue Reading

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Women in Non-Traditional Occupations Program at St. Phillips College

  The Women in Non-Traditional Occupations (WINTO) program at St. Phillips College in San Antonio, Texas, provides a variety of services and activities for students enrolled in programs nontraditional for their gender in an effort to inform, recruit and help students succeed as they work toward their nontraditional career goal.  The program provides opportunities to… Continue Reading

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New Beginnings at Northeast Community College

  New Beginnings is a unique program at Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska, that prepares and supports individuals enrolled in a non-traditional program of study for their gender, as well as single parents and displaced homemakers, to achieve their education, training and career goals. Students of both genders need expanded job options. Gender and… Continue Reading

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Carl Perkins Textbook Lending Program at Sowela Technical Community College

  The Carl Perkins Textbook Lending Program at Sowela Technical Community College in Lake Charles, Louisiana, was established through the Office of Student Support Services to assist students who are unable to purchase textbooks to begin their courses. With the assistance of Carl Perkins funds and a private grant, students can request assistance with borrowing… Continue Reading

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Paralegal Studies New Look Project

In February of 2014, we hosted the formation of the Student/Alumni Paralegal Organization.  The students requested this organization in the past, and we accommodated their request.  The purpose of the organization was to allow the students to invite speakers for continuing education opportunities and to network amongst each other.  The initial meeting was a huge… Continue Reading

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FY14 New Look: Richard J. Daley College

With assistance from New Look resources, Daley was able to achieve three major activities: (1) host a tour to high school students promoting the manufacturing program to potential female students; (2) create marketing material to promote enrollment among female students; and (3) host a “Women in Manufacturing” event. Keith M. McCoy, Vice President of Academic & Student… Continue Reading

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Olive-Harvey College FY14 New Look Project

  During the Spring 2014 semester,  Olive -Harvey College developed a Business-CO-OP class that focused on strengthning students soft skills and providing professional opportunities for students to cultivate the skills they acquired. Selected students from that coursed attended an Empowerment Summit at Olive-Harvey College focused on softskill development. Students from the CO-OP course facilatated workshops for students as part… Continue Reading

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