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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

Supporting College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Thu, Feb 22, 2019
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST

For more details or registration please visit the following link:
Webinar Page

 

IET Practitioners’ Guide Webinar

Feb 28, 2019
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

For more details or registration please visit the following link:
Webinar Page

 

Counseling Professional Development: 

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

March 5, 2019
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Tinley Park, Illinois

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

 

Perkins V and Special Populations Webinar – What is on the Horizon?

Mar 12, 2019
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

For more details or registration please visit the following link:
Webinar Page

 

Team Teaching Models Webinar

Mar 28, 2019
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

For more details or registration please visit the following link:
Webinar Page

 

ICAPS Model One in the Field Webinar

Apr 11, 2019
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

For more details or registration please visit the following link:
Webinar Page

 

FY19 Perkins Administrator Cohort Spring Meeting

April 16, 2019
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Springfield, Illinois

This meeting is reserved for the postsecondary CTE Perkins Administrators and other relevant staff from the Illinois Community College system.

For more details or registration please visit the following link:
Perkins Administrator Cohort Spring Meeting Page

 

Illinois Transitions Academy Spring Session

April 17, 2019
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Springfield, Illinois

For more details or registration please visit the following link:
Transitions Academy Spring Session Page

 

What is a Program of Study? Webinar

April 18, 2019
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

For more details or registration please visit the following link:
Program of Study Webinar 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

April 23-24, 2019
Niles, Illinois

Registration will be opening soon!

 

Nontraditional Occupations: What is New for Perkins V Webinar

April 25, 2019
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

For more details or registration please visit the following link:
Webinar Page

 

ICAPS Model Two in the Field Webinar

May 2, 2019
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

For more details or registration please visit the following link:
Webinar Page

 

Forum for Excellence – Request for Presentations

September 24-25, 2019
Normal, Illinois – Marriott

If you are interested in delivering a session at the event please see more information and the request for presentations at the following link:  2019 Forum for Excellence
Deadline to submit is May 24

 

Special Populations Symposium

Thursday, May 30, 2019
Normal, Illinois – Marriott

More information to come