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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