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An Introduction to Web Accessibility

This webinar will introduce participants to the basics of web accessibility by highlighting high priority accessibility issues, self-assessment strategies, and simple solutions to common accessibility problems. After you will be able to anticipate, identify, and remove common accessibility barriers. May 22, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CDT   Registration for this webinar can be… Continue Reading

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Windmills Training: Navigating Education and the Workplace through Accessibility

This training was based on the “Windmills” curriculum and was designed to be a high-impact attitudinal training program that integrates disability into the spectrum of diversity awareness.  The training provided an upbeat daylong workshop aimed at raising awareness of the limitations often imposed on people with disabilities due to a lack of knowledge or low… Continue Reading

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Civil Rights Review Facilities Training

The Civil Rights Review process is part of the ICCB’s proactive effort to help colleges increase the accessibility of their campuses and programs and promote an atmosphere of diversity and inclusion. This training session focuses on the facilities inspection component of the civil rights review process and will include discussions of the background on the… Continue Reading

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Title IX Summit

We will be hosting Tishaundra McPherson from the Chicago Office of Civil Rights.  She will be providing an overview and update on Title IX and how it applies to Community Colleges and a review of updates outlined in the Dear Colleague letter referencing Title IX and sexual bias, sexual violence and sexual misconduct. Heartland Community… Continue Reading

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Special Populations Support Strategies Webinar Series

The Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support (ICSPS) presented  evidence-based strategies to effectively recruit and retain Students from Special Populations, as defined by the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act.  There were 4 webinars in this series.  During each strategies were discussed and resources were provided.  If you have any questions related… Continue Reading

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Archived Civil Rights Self-Assessment: A Tool for Illinois Community Colleges

Civil Rights Self-Assessment: A Tool for Illinois Community Colleges This tool is designed to assist your community college in better understanding the requirements of the legislation to provide an equitable learning environment, and/or in preparing for an on-site review. This self-assessment tool guides your community college through a review of the five major civil rights… Continue Reading

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Civil Rights Statewide Training

This training took place on October 15, 2014 at the Marriott Hotel in Normal. This training reviewed five major civil rights laws: the Civil Rights Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Title IX, the Age Discrimination Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act – providing community colleges with an improved understanding of how to… Continue Reading

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