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

This event is a pre-conference session for the Connections Conference.

This engaging, interactive day will be spent exploring trauma informed care with ACEs, discussing toxic stress and educator self-care, and discovering strategies to support culturally responsive classrooms and social and emotional learning.  The professional development event will be specifically focused on Counseling Professionals.

8CPDU’s will be awarded for attendence

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

When:
March 5, 2019

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Where:
Tinley Park Convention Center

18451 Convention Center Drive
Tinley Park, IL 60477

 

THE EVENT IS FREE
REGISTRATION IS REQURED
visit illinoisstate.edu/traumainformedcare/ to register.

A sample agenda is available at the following link:
Marketing Flyer and Sample Agenda

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IDEA Grant Writing for New Administrators

Region 1 SELA Representative: – Dr. Christine Flores – cflores@lhs210.net

April 18, 2019
8:00am – 10:30am
Chicago Southwest Marriott Burr Ridge
1200 Burr Ridge Pkwy
Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Important Information
* Participants should either bring a copy of their current grant or be able to access it from the website.
* There is a 40.00 registration fee payable by credit card at the end of this registration process (checks/purchase orders are not accepted)
* Individual registration is required for all attendees
* CPDU’s are available
* Breakfast will be provided
* Registration closes April 11, 2019
Space is Limited
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Registration opens at 7:45am
Breakfast is served from 8am – 8:30am
Presentation will start at 8:30am

Description
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Federal Special Education Entitlement Grant provides funds to ensure that eligible students with disabilities receive a free and appropriate public education. During this workshop, new Administrators will be provided with a focus on the preparation, coordination, submission and maintenance of the IDEA flow-through and preschool grants. This presentation will cover the topics of: writing the IDEA grant, permissive use of funds, limitations of expenditures, excess cost requirements, maintenance of effort, coordination of early intervening services, audits, and more. Useful tips in writing your IDEA grant will also be covered.

Target Audience
Special Education Directors, Coordinators, Supervisors, and other administrators who work with the IDEA grants

Speaker Information
Julie Jilek is the Assistant Superintendent/Chief School Business Official for the Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization (NSSEO). NSSEO is a special education cooperative that provides comprehensive educational programs for students with disabilities from school districts in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Julie has worked in the field of education for the past 30 years, with her entire career focusing on the education of students with special needs.

By registering for this event, you agree to the following:
You are giving permission for the information which you have entered into the registration form to be printed on a participants’ list. The list may be distributed to the workshop/conference participants.

Each registrant receives an official name tag, a careful payment record, and entry into the participant list.

Further you understand that when you register for this event, you are making a commitment to attend the workshop. If you cannot attend, you accept the responsibility to cancel with the conference registrar, Connie Borowski at cjborow@ilstu.edu or (309) 438-1952, 10 days prior to the event.

Refund requests will be honored until 11:59pm on 4/10/19

For registration visit the following link:
Registration

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CTE Roadshow

Following each event The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) will host a series of regional meetings to present information and gather input on how to strengthen career-connected learning for all students in Illinois. Feedback from business, community, and educational leaders will inform ISBE’s five-year plan for career and technical education (CTE) in the state.

Event Information:

December 4, 2018
Moraine Valley Community College
9000 College Parkway
Palos Hills
2:30-4:30 p.m.
and
5-7 p.m.

December 6, 2018
Crowne Plaza
3000 S. Dirksen Parkway
Springfield
2:30-4:30 p.m.
and
5-7 p.m.

December 10, 2018
Dr. Nick Osborne Primary Center
401 N. 30th Street
Mt. Vernon
5-7 p.m.

December 12, 2018
Elgin High School,
1200 Maroon Drive,
Elgin
5-7 p.m.

Archived documents from the Road Show/listening sessions can be found below:

CTE Definitions Handout
Feedback Response Sheet

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IEP Boot Camp: What School Administrators Need to Know About Legally Defensible-IEPs

Region 3 SELA Representative: – Meg Thurman – mthurman@sps.186.org

January 2, 2019
10:00am – 3:30pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel
3000 S. Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL 62703

Lunch is included in the $35.00 registration fee.
Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.
10:00 – 3:30 Presentation/Training.

Description
The federal and State law requirements for writing IEPs—from who can serve as and the role of the LEA representative to making programmatic decisions–are extensive and can be confusing for school administrators who oversee or participate in their development. This IEP Boot Camp is designed to provide school administrators with the information they need to support the development of legally-defensible IEPs from the leading Illinois special education attorney–Teri Engler of Engler Callaway Baasten & Sraga, LLC.

Target Audience
Principals, Special Education Administrators, School Psychologist’s and Social Workers

Speaker Information
Teri E. Engler is a partner at Engler Callaway Baasten & Sraga, LLC, a law firm that focuses its practice on the representation of public school districts and special education joint agreements. Ms. Engler has successfully represented school districts and special education cooperatives throughout Illinois in administrative and judicial proceedings, including proceedings under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, over the years, and is a member of many professional organizations in the fields of law education.

By registering for this event, you agree to the following:
You are giving permission for the information which you have entered into the registration form to be printed on a participants’ list. The list may be distributed to the workshop/conference participants.

Each registrant receives an official name tag, a careful payment record, and entry into the participant list.

Further you understand that when you register for this event, you are making a commitment to attend the workshop as lunch and materials have been purchased for you. If you cannot attend, you accept the responsibility to cancel with the conference registrar Connie Borowski at cjborow@ilstu.edu or (309) 438-1952.

Refund requests will be honored until 11:59pm on 12/26/18

Registration

For registration visit the following link:
Registration

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Nontraditional Occupations Summit

Do you struggle with recruiting students into fields nontraditional for their gender, such as men in nursing or women in STEM? Are you looking for success strategies to improve enrollment? Join national experts from the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE) as they lead an engaging workshop on how to discuss and market nontraditional occupations. Participants will receive the Explore Nontraditional Careers Toolkit which provides toolkit provides a research-grounded process to assist educators in transforming their practice to increase the participation and persistence of students in nontraditional occupational programs and pathways. Through a process of examination, reflection, and action, the activities in this toolkit prepare educators to reach, teach, and maximize the success of every student. Activities, reflections, detailed lesson plans, PLC guides, and vivid infographics are included. This interactive workshop will provide career and technical educators, and those who support students and educators, with tools and activities to identify data driven and research-based strategies to increase access and achievement for students pursuing nontraditional fields.

Event Details
December 19, 2018
9:00am – 3:00pm
Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

Archived Materials
NTO Summit Agenda
NAPE Illinois CTE Profile 2017
NAPE Startling Statements Access and Opportunity
NAPE Startling Statements Nontraditional Occupations
NTO Summit Instructor Bios

Event Summary – Office of Community College Research and Leadership Voices and Viewpoints Article

 

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WIOA Regional Workshops: Service Integration

The workshop was designed to assist LWIA teams in understanding the foundation of service integration and beginning the collaborative discussions paramount to implementing effective service integration strategies. The day featured national expert Jodie Sue Kelly from Cygnet Associates leading teams as they identified best practices in assessing clients and the basic collaborative needs for successful service integration. The agenda also included an update on the Service Integration Framework, discussion on suitability for training and case noting and the relationships needed for referral service. There was also time for local teams to apply concepts to the practices in their local areas.  Event Information and archived resources can be found below.

Example of team:
– one stop operator (required),
– board representative (encouraged),
– representative of each core one-stop partner (required),
– other required one-stop partners (encouraged)
The priority is on local teams attending together. If your team cannot attend the session closest to your region you may elect to attend one of the other sessions.

Event Details

October 30, 2018 ~ 10am – 3:30pm
John A Logan College
Battleau/Ivey Room
700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918

October 31, 2018 ~ 10am – 3:30pm
Radisson Hotel and Conference Center Normal
White Oak Room
8 Traders Circle
Normal, IL 61761

November 1, 2018 ~ 10am – 3:30pm
Arturo Velasquez Westside Technical Institute
Barnes and Noble College Auditorium
2800 S. Western
Chicago, IL 60608

Archived Resources

Agenda Northern Event
Agenda Southern Event
Agenda Central Event
Presentation Slideshow – Service Integration
Case Scenarios
Breakout Session Document – Effective Referrals

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A Day with Tim Elmore: Building and Supporting Leadership Among Your Team. #1783

SELA Representative: – Barb Eichhorn – eichhornba@gmail.com

December 4, 2018
8:30am – 3:30pm
President Abraham Lincoln Springfield – A DoubleTree by Hilton
701 East Adams Street
Springfield, IL 62701

Breakfast & lunch are included in the $50.00 registration fee.
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
8:30 – 3:30 Presentation/Training.

Description
Most of us, as administrators, began our career in a classroom. Teaching students is our passion. Now—we lead entire schools and often must learn the ropes of effective leadership on the job. How do you effectively cast a compelling vision? How to you help faculty stay focused? How to you plan a strategy? How do you empower staff? This session will provide practical principles that can transfer to any campus and any team, taught with the power of an image and a conversation. The Habitudes will furnish a leadership language for your people.

Target Audience
School Administrators

Speaker Information
Dr. Tim Elmore Growing Leaders founder Dr. Tim Elmore is passionate about understanding the emerging generation and helping adults teach them how to become leaders in their schools, their communities and their careers. As a youth leadership expert and thought leader in his field, he educates adults to help them understand the challenges and experiences today’s generation faces and connect with them in a way that resonates. Dr. Elmore believes, by cultivating leadership abilities in young adults and encouraging the adults who guide them, Growing Leaders can be the catalyst for emerging generations that will truly change the world. Dr. Tim Elmore Growing Leaders founder Dr. Tim Elmore is passionate about understanding the emerging generation and helping adults teach them how to become leaders in their schools, their communities and their careers. As a youth leadership expert and thought leader in his field, he educates adults to help them understand the challenges and experiences today’s generation faces and connect with them in a way that resonates. Dr. Elmore believes, by cultivating leadership abilities in young adults and encouraging the adults who guide them, Growing Leaders can be the catalyst for emerging generations that will truly change the world.

An additional fee of $15.00 is required for anyone requesting the Administrator Academy Credit.
Checks for the $15.00 Administrator Academy Credit needs to be made payable to Regional Office of Education #51 and is only payable on-site.
(For check writing purposes only–ROE #51, 2201 S. Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL 62703

By registering for this event, you agree to the following: You are giving permission for the information which you have entered into the registration form to be printed on a participants’ list. The list may be distributed to the workshop/conference participants.

Each registrant receives an official name tag, a careful payment record, and entry into the participant list.

Further you understand that when you register for this event, you are making a commitment to attend the workshop as breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and materials have been purchased for you. If you cannot attend, you accept the responsibility to cancel with the conference registrar Connie Borowski at cjborow@ilstu.edu or (309) 438-1952 .

Registration

For registration visit the following link:
Registration

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Web Accessibility Q&A Webinar

On October 22, 2018, ICSPS conducted an introduction to web accessibility presentation for Kaskaskia College.  The webinar included a question and answer session that may be valuable to a more general audience.  Archived versions of the presentation can be found below:

Resources:

Presentation Slideshow

Archived Webinar

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Leading for Equity in Illinois’ Perkins V Planning and Implementation

Description:

Equity in CTE & Perkins V Planning: Understanding the equity provisions in the new Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V), which was signed into law July 31, 2018. Explore equity gaps in CTE in order to identify opportunities for program improvement, and place equity at the center of your leadership in your spheres of control and influence. Join D. Ben Williams, NAPE CEO, for this interactive and informative professional learning program as Illinois begins the planning process for Perkins V implementation.

Target Audience:
Secondary and Postsecondary Perkins Coordinators, Leaders, and Practitioners are encouraged to attend.

Event Details:

November 19, 2018
Radisson Hotel Normal
8 Traders Circle
Normal, IL 61761

9:00-3:00pm (lunch will be provided)

There is no cost, but on-line registration is required.
Fields marked with an * are required.

Registration:

Registration can be accessed at the following link:
Registration Page

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WIOA Regional Workshop: Service Integration Informational Webinar

A Wednesday Webinar information session on the content and suggested team composition for the WIOA Regional Workshops: Service Integration event was held on October 17, 2018.   The WIOA Regional Workshop, itself, will be held in several locations across the state. The informational wbinar has been archived at the following link to assist you in planning attendance.  The Slideshow has also been archived for your convenience.

Resources:

WIOA Wednesday Webinar for One-Stop Operators: WIOA Regional Workshops
Presentation Slideshow

Event Page:

To access the WIOA regional Workshops presentation page or to register for this event please visit the following link:
https://icsps.illinoisstate.edu/wioa-regional-workshops

 

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