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Monthly Archives: March 2018

A Focus on Funding to Support Students with Special Needs

PRESENTER: Julie Jilek, NSSEO Assistant Superintendent of Business and Dr. Judy Hackett, NSSEO Superintendent. DESCRIPTION:  This workshop will provide an overview and application of the changes in state funding, considerations for districts to maximize their grant and Medicaid funding and discussion of practical considerations for districts to best align resources to student needs. Opportunity for questions… Continue Reading

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Transition and Employment First: Moving from “Can” to “How”

PRESENTER: Laura Owens   DESCRIPTION: Transition and Employment First go together like the proverbial peas and carrots. Employment First establishes the expectation that employment in the general workforce should be the preferred option and the primary post-secondary outcome for young adults with disabilities after high school. Illinois is one of 11 states with Employment First… Continue Reading

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Early School Leaver Transition Program Spring Meeting

Attendance at the Early School Leaver Transition Program (ESLTP) Spring Meeting is required for all grant recipients.  The spring meeting will consist of an overview of the fiscal year 2019 grant guidelines, the new uniform budget, and permissible uses of funds. We will also be unveiling the updated ESLTP website and the new and improved… Continue Reading

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