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World-Class Instructional Design Assessment

WIDA is an organization/consortium of states dedicated to the design and implementation of high standards and equitable educational opportunities for English language learners. The website serves as a resource for all educators serving English Language Learners. Be sure to visit the proficiency standards to see how your students are preforming. WIDA website WIDA Standards Website… Continue Reading

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GPS for Perkins IV Special Populations Executive Summary

This document provides resources for Perkins professionals seeking understanding of the 2006 law and its impact on special populations in the state of Illinois. GPS for Perkins IV Special Populations

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FY13 SVCC R.N. Ready New Look Project

This program was geared toward students in the SVCC Nursing program who were at least one of the following: low socioeconomic, single parent or ESL. These students all failed one Nursing class which would set them back and put them at risk of failing the NCLEX Nursing Exam. We chose the Virtual ATI program to… Continue Reading

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FY13 SVCC FUSE New Look Project

FUSE is a bilingual program offered to Hispanic/Latino English Language Learners’ families with children from fourth grade to high school seniors. Sauk Valley Community College’s Cross-Cultural Services, the U of I Extension, and the YWCA of the Sauk Valley’s Immigrant Family Resource Program collaborate to assist families in setting higher educational goals and improving their… Continue Reading

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FY13 Rock Valley College Pathways New Look Project

Rock Career Pathways is a three-day workshop, aimed at assisting Adult Education students, namely English Language Learners and economically disadvantaged learners, to make goals to enroll in CTE Programs, in one of a variety of career pathways. The three days include 1) an introduction to Career Pathways, 2) an opportunity to gain valuable, in-depth information… Continue Reading

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FY13 JWCC New Look Project

The purpose of this project was to increase enrollment, completion, and employment of special populations by providing a stronger, more cohesive resource net to serve them. In order to begin this process, we held collaboration and training meetings with area service agencies. Agency information was gathered at these for the purpose of creating a resource… Continue Reading

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