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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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Introduction to Nontraditional Occupations Webinar

The Introduction to Nontraditional Occupations Webinar  was held on November 10, 2015. You can view the webinar slideshow here:  Introduction to Nontraditional Occupations Webinar Slideshow Additional resources mentioned in the webinar can be found here: Perkins Nontraditional Occupations: 2010 Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) in Career Clusters and Pathways  and here:CIP Codes Nontraditional Careers by… Continue Reading

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Perkins Nontraditional Occupations: 2010 Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) in Career Clusters and Pathways

Crosswalk from the 2010 CIP Codes Supplemental Material: Female Postsecondary Nontraditional Careers by Career Cluster, Male Postsecondary Nontraditional Careers by Career Cluster, and STEM Nontraditional Careers by Career Cluster Perkins Nontraditional Occupations: 2010 Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) in Career Clusters and Pathways

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Special Populations Support Grants Workshop

The Special Populations Support Grants Workshop showcased the innovative work of the multiple grant recipients and was held on June 2, 2015 at the ISU Alumni Center in Normal, IL. Agenda English as a Second Language Resource Economically Disadvantaged Resource Single Parents/Displaced Homemakers Resource Nontraditional Career Preparation: Root Causes & Strategies The Why Morning Special… Continue Reading

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Transiciones Program at Mt. Hood Community College

  Transiciones at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon, is a career planning and college preparation program for Latina single parents and homemakers.  It is similar in content to the Transitions program, except that Transiciones is specifically designed for Latina women who are studying English. The program provides a two-term set of services that… Continue Reading

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Displaced Homemaker Program at Southeast Community College

  In 1993, the North Carolina General Assembly appropriated funding for county-level displaced homemaker programs operated by local non-profits, community colleges and governmental agencies. The funding is administered by the N. C. Council for Women, a division of the N. C. Department of Administration. Funding is awarded annually on a competitive basis. Current North Carolina… Continue Reading

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Displaced Homemaker Program of Washoe County at Truckee Meadows Community College

  The Displaced Homemaker Program of Washoe County at Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) in Reno, Nevada, serves displaced homemakers of any economic level with support services to assist them in job search and placement. Services offered by this program include: vocational assessment, personal and career counseling, referrals for community assistance, job search skills workshops,… Continue Reading

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Center for People in Transition at Rowan College at Gloucester County

  The Center for People in Transition (PIT) is a semi-independent social service agency that assists displaced homemakers in becoming self-sufficient. Rowan College at Gloucester County in Sewell, New Jersey, started PIT in 1981 to assist women returning to school. It provides services to displaced homemakers who are experiencing the three greatest stressors in life — divorce, death of… Continue Reading

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Transitions Program at Mt. Hood Community College

  Transitions at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon, is a career planning and college preparation program for displaced homemakers or single parents. The program helps students develop a career goal, get to know the college and all its resources, make friends, and develop time management and study skills. Students Transitions includes 3 classes: Life… Continue Reading

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HOPE-De Anza Program at De Anza College

  The HOPE-De Anza program at De Anza College in Cupertino, California, is designed to prepare job seekers with disabilities for successful job placement in supported or community employment and to have students actively participate in their communities. The goal is to provide a range of activities that advance students toward their personal and employment… Continue Reading

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