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Nontraditional Fields under Perkins V

During this webinar, participants will learn how nontraditional fields have changed under Perkins V as well as strategies for recruitment and retention. October 23, 2019- 10 am – 11 am Resources: Presentation slideshow Archived webinar  

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Stakeholder Engagement through Perkins V

This webinar will discuss the importance of stakeholder engagement around Perkins V and the local planning process. Useful tools and engagement strategies will also be discussed. October 17, 2019 – 10 am – 11 am To register, visit this link: Stakeholder Engagement through Perkins V Resources: Presentation slideshow Archived webinar  

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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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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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Technical Math Webinar – Findings and Request for Technical Assistance

The Illinois Community College Board has contracted with Northern Illinois University to conduct research on technical math and provide technical assistance on effective practices. A sample of Illinois community colleges were interviewed in 2018 to learn about their technical math offerings, successes, and challenges. In an upcoming webinar, Kathleen Almy, Director for Transitional Math, will… Continue Reading

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Eliminating Barriers Through Culturally Responsive Classrooms

Research shows that when teaching is responsive to diverse cultural norms of behavior and communication in the classroom, students have increased interest, motivation, persistence, and achievement. Responsive teaching is when educators relate content and instructional strategies to the cultural backgrounds of their students. Through a process of examination, reflection, and action, NAPE’s Eliminating Barriers through… Continue Reading

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English Learners in Special Education and other Legal Updates:  What’s New and Noteworthy in Special Education for 2019

Description You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers! This workshop, presented by Brandon K. Wright of Miller, Tracy, Braun, Funk & Miller, Ltd., is specially designed for administrators, teachers, and other special education professionals who want a deeper dive into the emerging trends in special education law, specifically covering English Learners in special education, Section 504,… Continue Reading

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Special Populations Symposium

Special Populations is a key component of Perkins V. The Special Populations Symposium is an opportunity for Career and Technical Education professionals to learn about the Perkins V Special Populations, and the innovative initiatives and activities that have been developed through the Leadership Grant Package – Supporting Students and Special Populations option. The Symposium featured… Continue Reading

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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Summit 2019

The Illinois WIOA Summit 2019 was hosted by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, The Illinois Community College Board, Illinois Department of Employment Security, the Illinois Department of Human Services, and other WIOA partners. This Summit capitalized on the momentum of WIOA implementation activities, regional professional development workshops, and the partnerships strengthened by the… Continue Reading

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