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Monthly Archives: September 2019

Forum for Excellence 2019

Pre-Conference: Perkins V & EDGAR Steven A. Spillan, Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC Pre-Conference: Perkins Administrator Cohort Meeting Upcoming Professional Development Aime’e Julian, Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support Expectations for Local Planning Natasha Allan, Illinois Community College Board Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment Marci Rockey, Office of Community College Research and Leadership Anjale Welton, Office of… Continue Reading

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Group Discovery Workshops

OVERVIEW This training will provide an overview of how to implement Group Discovery for an array of populations.  Guided Group Discovery is a strategy that assembles small groups of up to 10 job seekers committed to an employment search. Led by one or more trained facilitators, job seekers are guided through a process of self-exploration… Continue Reading

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Introduction to Autism Training and Technical Assistance (ATTA)

These day-long workshops will explore the Autism Training and Technical Assistance (ATTA) project – the resources that have been developed to be used by students with ASD, their family members, secondary and postsecondary educators, employers, and members of the community. The resources are designed to assist everyone in better understanding the transition process, the unique… Continue Reading

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2019 Nontraditional Fields Summit

  Event Details December 2, 2019  9 am – 4 pm  Holiday Inn & Suites Bloomington-Airport 3202 East Empire Street Bloomington, IL 61704 Important Information * This is a free event * Individual registration is required for all attendees * Lunch will be provided * Registration closes November 22, 2019 Description Do you struggle with… Continue Reading

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Exploring STEM Careers: Messaging Matters

Details There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. October 29, 2019 9:30am – 2:30pm Heartland Community College Community Commons Building Room 1406/1407 1500 West Raab Road Normal, Illinois 61761 Lunch will be provided. Important Information Credit: This workshop counts as ½ Day PD for counselors (up to 4 hours). Curriculum: NAPE’s Explore STEM Careers… Continue Reading

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Trauma-Informed Care with Transition-Age Youth

Description Over 2/3 of young people have experienced at least one traumatic event by age 16. Based on these statistics, every classroom has students who have undergone trauma. Research shows chronic trauma affects students’ school performance, attendance, and behavior. The Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support invites you to explore the pervasiveness of trauma including… Continue Reading

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Student Records, Confidentiality, and Data Privacy: What Illinois Educators Need to Know AA#3661

Region 1 SELA representative: Christi Flores– October 24, 2019 8:30am – 3:30pm Chicago Southwest Marriott 1200 Burr Ridge Parkway Burr Ridge, IL 60527 Breakfast and Lunch are included in the $100.00 registration fee. Description The purpose of the Administrator Academy is to provide vital information to special education administrators and staff about the myriad… Continue Reading

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