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School Law Update: English Learners and Special Education – Region 1

Description In this morning session, Brandon K. Wright of Miller, Tracy, Braun, Funk & Miller, Ltd. will explore one of the major topics emerging in special education law evolving in 2019: English learner students. Participants will spend time learning about recent cases and agency guidance affecting how educators program for English learners, including evaluation requirements,… Continue Reading

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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Summit 2019

The Illinois WIOA Summit 2019 is 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 capitalizes on the momentum of WIOA implementation activities, regional professional development workshops, and the partnerships strengthened by the… Continue Reading

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Top 10 Documents for Civil Rights in the Secondary System

The following documents have been created as a resource to help your Local Educational Authority understand civil rights requirements for grievance procedures, notices of nondiscrimination, and web accessibility.  These resources are useful at-a-glance guidance, but more information about civil rights requirements and the ISBE civil rights review process for the secondary system can be found… Continue Reading

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Preparing Students with ASD for College and Career

As the number of students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) continues to rise, many students with ASD are now graduating from high school with the goal of entering postsecondary education and the workforce. Unfortunately, research indicates that most graduates with autism will have “a difficult time following high school for almost any outcome you choose… Continue Reading

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What is a Program of Study?

Description This Webinar will provide an overview on programs of study and the benefits they provide students. Event Details April 18, 2019 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Registration To register for this webinar please visit the following link: Webinar Registration Page  

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Postsecondary Perkins Learning Community:

An informal learning community for Perkins administrators is held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month.  If you wish to join please use the log in information below.  The schedule of upcoming topics is also provided below.   Log in info: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/531071749 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (646) 749-3131… Continue Reading

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Perkins V and Special Populations – What is on the Horizon?

The state is poised for a year of transition into Perkins V. What does this mean for special populations support? Participants in this webinar will learn how to engage the new identified populations in CTE, additional supports and services needed to aid their success, hurdles they may encounter, and what sets them apart from the… Continue Reading

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Transitions Academy Spring Session/PAC Meeting

Event Description Information below can be found for both the Perkins Administrator Cohort Meeting and The Transitions Academy Spring Session which provides a combined opportunity for those who attended that Postsecondary Perkins Meeting and Adult Education Administrator Meeting on April 16. Topics of interest for both groups will be featured at the Spring Session. Attendance… Continue Reading

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Supporting College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

As the number of students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) continues to rise, many students with ASD are now graduating from high school and entering higher education classrooms. This presentation was designed to help faculty and staff recognize the characteristics of ASD, discuss what a student with ASD might need in a college classroom… Continue Reading

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ICAPS Model Two in the Field

This webinar will showcase successful ICAPS Model Two programs across Illinois. Event Details: Thu, May 2, 2019 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Registration: Registration is available at the following links: Registration page

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