2021 Forum for Excellence

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Thursday, September 23, 2021

  • Welcome from Illinois Community College Board/ Keynote Address
  • Measurable Skill Gains 101
  • Innovativley Growing Your Career Pathway Programs
  • Building Bridges: Best Practices in Educating Justice-Involved Individuals
  • Fellowship of Thievery: Program of Study, Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment II, and Other Signs of the Zombie Apocalypse
  • College Completion: Connecting the Dots

  • Frameworks, Resources, & Best Practice Models Along Illinois' Work-based Learning Continuum
  • Plenary Session
  • Programs of Study Development

  • Successful Strategies for Creating Readily Accessible Online Courses

  • Increasing Engagement and Equity Through Technology in the Classroom

  • Serving Students with Perkins Assistance

  • Back Pocket Activities

  • Creating Partnership to Help English Language Learners Successfully Transition to College Programs

  • Employer Engagement

  • Transitional Instruction

  • This Just Might Be the Semester We....

  • Creating a Win-win Through Partner Integration

Friday, September 24, 2021

  • Engaging Workforce Partners in Equity

  • Credit Connect: Dual Enrollment for Adult Education

  • Virtual Mock Job Fair: An Experiment that Worked!

  • ICAPS Model 2: Examples from Working Programs

  • Using Teacher Power Wisely

  • Math Instruction for Adult Learners: At-a-distance, Hybrid, In-person, and More

  • Community Health Worker IELCE Career Pathway

  • Developing an Equity-Centered Rubric for CTE Program Review

  • Workforce Equity Initiative

  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL) 101

  • Instructor Insights for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • Sharing the Load with Core Partners Building ICAPS/IETs

  • The Impact of Racial Campus Climate on Advancing Equity in CTE

  • Infusing Advocacy in the Adult Education Classroom

  • Building the Capacity of Others to Disrupt Inequities: A Collaboration Among Northern Illinois Community Colleges and the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity

  • Vocabulary Instruction: Here, There, and Everywhere

  • Economic Impact of Illinois Community Colleges

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