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icsps logoThe Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support (ICSPS) creates, supports, and delivers professional development for career and technical education professionals across Illinois. ICSPS provides technical assistance, develops publications, and facilitates program improvement strategies for our partners as they relate to college transition, recruitment, retention, and completion−encouraging achievement of special populations learners.

ICSPS was founded in 1977 at Illinois State University, and is currently housed in the Educational Administration and Foundations department in the College of Education.


Upcoming Events


Counseling Professional Development: 

Trauma Informed Care, Culturally Responsive Classrooms, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and their Impact on Student Learning

Tinley Park, Illinois
March 5, 2019

For more details or registration please visit the following link:
Trauma Informed Care Page


2019 Illinois WIOA Summit Request for Presentation

The Illinois WIOA Summit is accepting Requests for Presentations for the April 23-24, 2019 summit in Lisle, Illinois. Presentations are approximately 60 minutes, and all accepted submissions include up to two complimentary registrations for presenters.

To submit your presentation or for more information use the link below:
2019 WIOA Summit Request for Presentation

Deadline for submission is Friday, January 25, 2019.

Please note that sessions including sales of products or services are not permitted.


2019 Illinois WIOA Summit – SAVE THE DATE

Niles, Illinois
April 23-24, 2019

Registration will be opening soon!