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Transition and Employment First: Moving from “Can” to “How”

PRESENTER: Laura Owens   DESCRIPTION: Transition and Employment First go together like the proverbial peas and carrots. Employment First establishes the expectation that employment in the general workforce should be the preferred option and the primary post-secondary outcome for young adults with disabilities after high school. Illinois is one of 11 states with Employment First… Continue Reading

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Early School Leaver Transition Program Spring Meeting

Attendance at the Early School Leaver Transition Program (ESLTP) Spring Meeting is required for all grant recipients.  The spring meeting will consist of an overview of the fiscal year 2019 grant guidelines, the new uniform budget, and permissible uses of funds. We will also be unveiling the updated ESLTP website and the new and improved… Continue Reading

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Adult Education Strategic Plan Action Plan Review

The Adult Education Strategic Plan Action Plan Review Webinar was held on 2/27/18.  An archived recording of the webinar can be found below. Adult Education Strategic Plan Action Plan Review Webinar Archived Video The Adult Education Strategic Plan can be found at the following website: https://www.iccb.org/adult_ed/  

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Advisory Committee Guidebook

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) team at the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) is pleased to share the Advisory Committee Guidebook: Partnerships for Postsecondary Education. This guidebook was developed by the Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support (ICSPS) in coordination with the Illinois Community College Board’s CTE Team to provide guidance for CTE programs… Continue Reading

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Career Pathways Symposium

The Career Pathways Symposium will highlight effective practices across the community college system in Illinois and showcase the Career Pathways Compendium. Join us to learn where you fit into the pathway puzzle. Event Details July 12, 2018 10:00am – 3:00pm (Lunch will be provided) Wyndham City Centre (formally known as the Hilton Hotel) 700 East… Continue Reading

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Academic Advising and Counseling Workshop

This professional development opportunity aims to bridge the gap between high school counselors and community college CTE (Career and Technical Education) programs. Participants will engage in discussions about debunking myths regarding counselors and CTE and will learn how to build and maintain effective partnerships between the secondary and postsecondary systems. Join state leadership to learn… Continue Reading

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Civil Rights Review Facilities Training

The Civil Rights Review process is part of the ICCB’s proactive effort to help colleges increase the accessibility of their campuses and programs and promote an atmosphere of diversity and inclusion. This training session focuses on the facilities inspection component of the civil rights review process and will include discussions of the background on the… Continue Reading

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Perkins Administrator Cohort Meeting

The Illinois Community College Board Career and Technical Education team and the Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support  hosted a Perkins Administrator Cohort meeting on February 27, 2018. The meeting commenced with an overview of the newly released fiscal year 2019 Postsecondary Perkins Plan Guidelines where staff learned about the upcoming grant process, requirements, and… Continue Reading

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Exploring Curriculum Integration

This webinar presented an overview of what curriculum integration looks like by assessing the difference between integration and contextualization, presenting examples of integration, and providing integrative learning strategies. Resources presented in the webinar can be found below: Curriculum Integration in CTE Facilitating Student Learning Through Contextualization General Education Design Principles 2 How We Integrate on… Continue Reading

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Adult Education Strategic Plan Information Meetings

Adult Education Strategic Plan Feedback Process Illinois Adult Education Draft Strategic Plan is available for review, comment or feedback at: https://www.iccb.org/iccb/wp-content/pdfs/adulted/publications_reports/ICCB_AE_Strategic_Plan_Draft_1-4-18.pdf or on the ICCB website at www.iccb.org . The Illinois Community College Board welcomes any written comments or feedback on the strategic plan, specifically the four goals and objectives. Please submit comments to Nora.l.rossman@illinois.gov.  The deadline for written comment… Continue Reading

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