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Stakeholder Engagement Regional Professional Development

These regional professional development opportunities aim to provide participants with useful tools for involving for involving key stakeholders in regards to Perkins and WIOA.  The important benefits of stakeholder engagement will also be addressed.  Multiple events will be held at different locations across the state. Event Details Springfield December 4, 2018 Northern Region December 6,… Continue Reading

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Leadership Package Grant Launch Webinar

The CTE Improvement Grant is a competitive grand funded by the ICCB to support the improvement and innovation of CTE programing throughout the Illinois community college system. Join the ICCB CTE team as they roll out the FY19 Leadership Package Grant and answer questions. Webinar Information: Tue, Dec 11, 2018 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM… Continue Reading

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Nontraditional Support Webinar

This two-part webinar series will introduce nontraditional occupations (NTO) and pay special attention to how NTO is changing as a result of Perkins Reauthorization. Individuals will have the opportunity to hear from programs throughout the state and the innovative ways they are reaching, supporting, and transitioning NTO students. Webinar Information Part 1: Thu, Nov 15,… Continue Reading

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Promising Practices in Illinois Career Pathways Compendium

The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) is pleased to share the Promising Practices in Illinois Career Pathways Compendium. This compendium was developed by the Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support (ICSPS), with consultation from the featured colleges and in coordination with the ICCB’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) team. This document highlights promising practices and… Continue Reading

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Marketing Apprenticeships to Targeted Populations Listening Session

Description The Marketing Subcommittee of the Illinois Workforce Innovation Board’s Apprenticeship Committee is convening a listening session of Illinois-based organizations, groups, agencies, or individuals that support the progress of people or groups that face marginalization or inequitable access in education or the workforce. The IWIB Apprenticeship Committee, in support from a DOL Apprenticeship grant, aims… Continue Reading

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Transitions Academy Webinar: Effective Career Advising Practices and Approaches

Career planning is an essential life skill that enables students to be more self-directed and empowered as they confront a rapidly changing economy and other life challenges and milestones. Career planning is a process of self-discovery that helps people identify what they are good at and understand how their skills, talents, and interests translate into… Continue Reading

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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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