2021 Forum for Excellence 

The 2021 conference is being hosted virtually. We are planning an authentic, engaging, and dynamic virtual conference that is as safe as possible. We are excited to bring you this amazing content virtually and FREE of charge to support you, your program, and your students. 

The Forum for Excellence is Illinois’ premier professional development event. The conference highlights the continuing partnership of Career, Technical, and Adult Education in Illinois. The Forum is sponsored by the Illinois Community College Board and hosted by the Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support and the Southern Illinois Professional Development Center.

Suggested Audience:

Includes but is not limited to Postsecondary Perkins Directors/Coordinators, Adult Education Administrators/Coordinators, Deans, Chief Academic Officers, ABE/ASE/ESL Instructors, EFE System Directors, Superintendents, and Principals.  

2021 Forum for Excellence Event

 2021 Forum For Excellence Resources

Speaker Resources:

 Whova Speaker Guide 

Forum Speaker Training with ICSPS & SIPDC:

Download the Whova App Now! 

  • Watch this video below to learn how  

Get our official event app,

Get the most out of the app and have a more productive experience!


NAVIGATE the event agenda and logistics, even without Wi-Fi or data. Access useful information like ridesharing and local attractions through the Community Board


NETWORK effectively. Plan whom to meet by exploring attendee profiles and sending out messages


PARTICIPATE in event activities through session likes, comments, ratings, live polling, tweeting, and more

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Forum For Excellence Resources