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Illinois Essential Employability Skills Webinar

The Illinois Essential Employability Skills Framework is designed to define and clarify the essential employability skills and provide a standard for the state. Essential employability skills are those general skills that are required to be successful in all sectors of the labor market and are separate from the technical skills attained in career pathways or… Continue Reading

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State Partner Training for the LWIA Realignment Project

A recording of the State Partner Training for the LWIA Realignment Project online meeting from 5/11/18 can be accessed at the following link.  Please note that due to the size of the video file it has been archived as a zip file.  To access the video, you will need to decompress the file by left… Continue Reading

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Disability Employment Initiative – Round V Workshop

Description This workshop will be held to share the strategies employed and lessons learned by pilots sites engaged in the Disability Employment Initiative – Round 5. Local Workforce Innovation Areas and their partners, including special education providers, DRS, secondary and postsecondary education entities are encouraged to attend. Specific topics that will be addressed include the… Continue Reading

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Student Mental Health Issues in Special Education Region 1

Presenter: Teri E. Engler and Cynthia M. Baasten, Attorneys 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. Description This administrator academy is designed to provide participants with essential and updated information about federal and state special education… Continue Reading

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Student Mental Health Issues in Special Education

Presenter: 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… Continue Reading

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CTE Academic Advising and Counseling Summer Summit

Description: During this session participants will identify the four sources of self-efficacy producing actions steps on how to incorporate mindset and self-efficacy strategies into practice. NAPE workshop leaders will assist counselors in realize the potential of each and every student through fostering growth mindset. Bringing all the resources together as participants plan to increase the… Continue Reading

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Talent Pipeline Solutions – Meeting the Challenge of Supply and Demand

Description The focus of this roundtable will be to explore business driven talent pipeline solutions that lead to expanding and elevating Rapid Response opportunities. Translating terminology like re-employment, transfer of skills, On the job training, pre-apprenticeships, retraining, upgrading of skills, registered apprenticeships, incumbent worker training, seamless employment and work-based learning into actual approaches to assist… Continue Reading

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WIOA Collaborative Business Engagement Regional Workshops

Description Target Audience The workshops are designed as professional development for WIOA professional staff.  The content of these workshops is specifically designed for core partner and required partner’s administrators, managers and supervisors involved in working with businesses.   Meeting Locations Northeast (4), Northern Stateline (5), Northwest (6) Monday,  June 4, 2018 10:00 AM – 3:00… Continue Reading

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Perkins Online Data Systems (PODS) Training and Webinar

Perkins Online Data System Training This face-to-face workshop will be similar to prior year trainings. Attendees should be new CTE staff with little to no experience with PODS CTE Performance Data. The workshop will provide attendees with information on how to navigate the NEW ICCB Postsecondary PODS website. The Perkins Core Indicators (1P1 – 5P2)… Continue Reading

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A Focus on Funding to Support Students with Special Needs

PRESENTER: Julie Jilek, NSSEO Assistant Superintendent of Business and Dr. Judy Hackett, NSSEO Superintendent. DESCRIPTION:  This workshop will provide an overview and application of the changes in state funding, considerations for districts to maximize their grant and Medicaid funding and discussion of practical considerations for districts to best align resources to student needs. Opportunity for questions… Continue Reading

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