June 2, 2022
SEL Performance-Based Assessment Showcase
Join us June 2 and see how CBE teachers have designed performance-based assessments that address real-world and real-community inequities that resonate with students.
April 14, 2022
Illinois Dual Credit Regional Convenings
Designed for small teams of practitioners and administrators from dual credit programs across Illinois to share feedback on challenges facing Illinois’ dual credit programs, learn from national experts on topical and practice-relevant dual credit issues, and receive facilitated support in advancing equity of access and success to your program.
April 26, 2022
ISBE Work-Based Learning Pilot: Community Showcase
Register to hear experiences and learnings from communities participating in ISBE's Career Exploration and Career Development Experience Pilot on Tuesday, April 26, 10–11:30 a.m.
April 19, 2022
Model Programs of Study in Arts and Communications
Join us Tuesday, April 19, 2022, 2–3:30 p.m. for a webinar on the Model Programs of Study Guide in Arts and Communications, sponsored by ICCB.
March 22, 2022
WBL Continuum in Information Technology: I-WIN March 2022 Community of Practice
Join I-WIN on Tuesday, March 22 to learn how Science Olympiad, along with their industry and school partners, support and design opportunities in IT.
March 15, 2022
Model Programs of Study in Finance and Business Services
View the webinar recording for the Model Programs of Study Guide in Finance and Business Services, sponsored by ICCB.
March 3, 2022
Equity First Conference Hosts 767 Attendees
On February 28–March 3, 2022, the Illinois Education and Career Success Network delivered high-quality content to a record-setting attendance of 767 educators, administrators, policymakers, students, and leaders.
February 16, 2022
WBL Continuum in Manufacturing: I-WIN February 2022 Community of Practice
This convening focused on experiences along the work-based learning continuum in the manufacturing sector, with guest presenters from Ridgewood High School and the Illinois Manufacturer's Association.
February 22, 2022
Model Programs of Study in Architecture, Construction, and Energy
View the webinar recording for the Model Programs of Study Guide in Architecture, Construction, and Energy, sponsored by ICCB.
February 28, 2022
Join us at the 2022 Illinois 60 by 25 Network Conference
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.
January 25, 2022
Model Programs of Study in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
View the webinar recording for the Model Programs of Study Guide in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, sponsored by ICCB.
November 16, 2021
WBL Continuum in Education: I-WIN November 2021 Community of Practice
I-WIN's November community of practice on November 16 focused on experiences along the work-based learning continuum in the Education sector.
November 16, 2021
Model Programs of Study in Manufacturing & Engineering Webinar
View a webinar overview of the Model Programs of Study Guide in Manufacturing & Engineering, sponsored by ICCB.
September 30, 2021
CEIF Fall 2021 Convening: Connecting Transformative SEL and Performance-Based Assessment
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.
September 28, 2021
Engaging Adult Learners to Increase Postsecondary Attainment Equity in Illinois
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.
September 21, 2021
Model Programs of Study in Health Sciences & Technology Webinar
View the webinar recording for the Model Programs of Study Guide in Health Sciences and Technology, sponsored by ICCB.
September 20, 2021
WBL Continuum in Health Sciences: I-WIN September 2021 Community of Practice
I-WIN's September 2021 convening focused on experiences along the work-based learning continuum in the Health Sciences sector. View the recording.
September 17, 2021
CCPE Education Pathway Currency: Golden Apple Scholars Application Process
Learn how Illinois students earning a College and Career Pathway Endorsement in education can access a unique Golden Apple Scholar opportunity.
June 23, 2021
Designing Experiences Along the WBL Continuum: I-WIN Summer 2021 Workshops
Review recordings from the I-WIN Design Workshops for Career Exploration, Team-Based Challenges, and Career Development Experiences.
May 27, 2021
Moving Students Forward: Chicago Equity-Centered Innovation Forum Kick-Off Webinar
The CEIF kick-off on May 27, 2021, explored options for extended learning using competency concepts as a more equitable strategy for credit recovery.
May 25, 2021
Reflections & Innovations: I-WIN May 2021 Community of Practice
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.
April 20, 2021
Host/Partner Engagement: I-WIN April 2021 Community of Practice
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.
March 9, 2021
Data Insights & Models: I-WIN March 2021 Community of Practice
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.
February 22, 2021
Forward Together: The Illinois 60 by 25 Network’s 2021 Virtual Conference
Join us February 22–25, 2021, for "Forward Together – Navigating Uncertainty and Advancing to 60% by 2025," a free, virtual conference.
January 21, 2021
Advancing Equity Through Work-Based Learning: I-WIN January 2021 Community of Practice
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.
December 1, 2020
Career Development Experiences in Health Sciences: I-WIN December 2020 Community of Practice
The December 2020 convening of I-WIN included an overview of Career Development Experiences plus presentations by BJC Healthcare and Woodruff Career & Technical Center.
October 28, 2020
Kick-Off: I-WIN October 2020 Community of Practice
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.
June 23, 2020
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.