We form and lead key interagency and public-private collaborations that drive policy priorities, deepen public system integration, grow public and private financial support, and enable integrated data to inform continuous improvement.
We build networks that connect communities to policy frameworks, by providing in-depth technical assistance, facilitation, and policy support. These communities serve as exemplars to inform our state policy efforts.
We spearhead innovative education and workforce models aimed at tackling systemic inequities and positioned to scale to regional and statewide implementation.
Education Systems Center worked with public and private stakeholders to define key competencies for the College and Career Pathway Endorsements and is now working with community networks to support implementation of endorsement systems in line with the PWR Act.
Since 2016, EdSystems has provided the Great Lakes College and Career Pathways Partnership with strategic expertise and technical assistance.
To help stabilize and grow the local economy, community partners in Peoria are working with EdSystems through the Illinois 60 by 25 Network and in partnership on GPEAK.
The Cradle to Career Community Dashboard assesses progress towards the Illinois 60 by 25 Network goal of 60% of Illinois adults having a high-quality postsecondary credential by the year 2025.
I-WIN supports employers, educators, and students to leverage innovative and equitable models for scaling high-quality work-based learning, virtually or in person, in school districts and community colleges across the State.
With the support of Crown Family Philanthropies, CPS brought in EdSystems to provide strategic counsel and support of the OCCS pathways vision framework and Student Success Roadmap.