The Illinois 60 by 25 Network’s 2022 conference, Equity First: Building Toward a Better Future and Revitalizing Learning, will be a free, virtual event from February 28 through March 3.
Register now for a webinar overview of the Model Programs of Study Guide in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, sponsored by ICCB, on Tuesday, January 25 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. This event is designed for community college and high school faculty & staff.
Register now for a webinar overview of the Model Programs of Study Guide in IT, sponsored by ICCB, on Tuesday, February 8 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. This event is designed for community college and high school faculty & staff.
I-WIN’s November community of practice on November 16 focused on experiences along the work-based learning continuum in the Education sector.
View a webinar overview of the Model Programs of Study Guide in Manufacturing & Engineering, sponsored by ICCB.
The Chicago Equity-Centered Innovation Forum’s fall convening built on the ongoing work CPS is doing to support its competency-based education (CBE) schools to incorporate adaptive competencies into the curriculum and integrate social-emotional learning instruction.
On September 28, 2021, the Illinois 60 by 25 Network Organizers and partners discussed strategies to engage adult learners to increase postsecondary attainment equity in Illinois.
Watch a deep dive on the Model Programs of Study Guide in Health Sciences and Technology.
I-WIN’s September 2021 convening focused on experiences along the work-based learning continuum in the Health Sciences sector. View the recording.
Learn how Illinois students earning a College and Career Pathway Endorsement in education can access a unique Golden Apple Scholar opportunity.
Review recordings from the I-WIN Design Workshops for Career Exploration, Team-Based Challenges, and Career Development Experiences.
The CEIF kick-off on May 27, 2021, explored options for extended learning using competency concepts as a more equitable strategy for credit recovery.
The May 2021 I-WIN session featured community presentations from the Mayor’s Employer Advisory Council in Evanston and North Chicago Community High School on their processes to shift typically in-person WBL events to fully virtual opportunities.
The April 2021 I-WIN session featured community presentations from Alignment Rockford and Chicago Public Schools on engagement with partners who host work-based learning experiences including recruitment, ongoing support, and celebration of their partnerships.
The March 2021 I-WIN session included a review of lessons and insights from collecting, analyzing, and reporting on metrics related to work-based learning from the Great Lakes College and Career Pathways Partnership and a review of emerging ISBE expectations for reporting related to the College and Career Readiness Indicator, the College and Career Pathways Endorsement, and Perkins.
Join us February 22–25, 2021, for “Forward Together – Navigating Uncertainty and Advancing to 60% by 2025,” a free, virtual conference.
The January 2021 I-WIN convening includes a review of the Brookings report on how work-based learning can advance equity and opportunity, as well as a presentation from Here to Here on the value and impact of work-based learning to address educational equity and opportunity gaps.
The December 2020 convening of I-WIN included an overview of Career Development Experiences plus presentations by BJC Healthcare and Woodruff Career & Technical Center.
Policy & Program Manager Heather Penczak provided an overview of work-based learning and the I-WIN initiative, plus guest speakers from Career Connect Washington, GCAMP, and Science Olympiad shared experiences and resources.
Shifts Happen: Covid-19 “Disruptions” Can Offer New Opportunities for Moving Toward Personalization and Competency-Based Approaches
Covid-19 “disruptions” can offer new opportunities for moving toward personalization and competency-based approaches.
On May 11, 2017, the Illinois Science and Technology Institute (ISTI) and Education Systems Center at NIU hosted an employer summit to bring employers together to talk about building effective learning partnerships between employers and schools through problem-based learning, titled Employer Summit: Building Effective Learning Partnerships.