Resources to support innovative education models for addressing systemic inequities such as student-centered personalized instruction, competency-based approaches, and performance assessments.
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Designed for district, intermediary, and school teams to identify the status, responsibility parties, and timelines for various aspects of pathway implementation.
Explore EdSystems’ deep landscape analysis of existing middle-skills pathways in Chicago that lead to industry credentials and degrees associated with priority occupations. To date, we have completed five analyses in the sectors of Education/Childcare, Health Sciences, Information Technology, Manufacturing, and Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics.
Local Advisory Panels for Transitional Instruction: Processes, Promising Practices, and Lessons Learned
Our conversations with five established Transitional Math Local Advisory Panels across Illinois have resulted in a document that is intended to provide guidance at all phases of establishing and running a Local Advisory Panel.
The purpose of this extension is to explore career development experiences (CDE) and provide resources to address the needs of stakeholders outside of a traditional high school setting including workforce development organizations, community-based organizations, and alternative high schools. This companion piece targets these organizations and employers in order to serve youth more inclusively. Download the draft and submit your public comments by July 30, 2021.
ISBE, ICCB, and IBHE have jointly agreed upon the course parameters, competencies, and related policies set forth in this document, adopted in January 2021. These course parameters, competencies, and related policies will guide the local partnerships between high schools and colleges necessary for the successful implementation of Transitional English instruction.
This document, updated in January 2021, includes an overview of the three transitional math pathways established by the PWR Act and approved by ISBE, IBHE, and ICCB. It then includes the competencies recommended for adoption by the committees of the Statewide Panel for Transitional Math, including process competencies for all three pathways related to mathematical and student success, and content competencies for each of the three pathways.
The 2020 GLCCPP By the Numbers report examines community capacity as well as student experiences and outcomes. This report also reflects on process learnings as we conclude the GLCCPP.
A Framework and Resources for Measuring Student Needs and Development During Remote and Blended Learning
A guide for the development of information gathering systems in remote and blended learning environments. Facilitated by EdSystems, A Framework and Resources for Measuring Student Needs and Development During Remote and Blended Learning is a project of the Data, Assessment, and Accountability Committee of the Illinois P-20 Council.
The primary purposes and goals for the Model Programs of Study are to provide guidance and exemplars for local programs to adopt or customize as they develop programs of study for approval as part of the Perkins V Plan; establish a framework for State agencies to develop and implement program supports; identify priority dual credit courses that are foundational to the industry area and well-situated for statewide scaling and articulation; define the competencies that should be sequenced across a program of study course sequence to prepare students for the future of work in that industry area; and identify entry points for employers to support coursework and related experiences.
This resource page is designed for secondary and postsecondary educators incorporating virtual and/or in-person work-based learning in their curriculum, with a focus on creating equitable opportunities for students.
This report captures the impact of the Illinois 60 by 25 Network from 2013–2020. Communities in the Network are driving State policy implementation, deepening and validating collaboration by using the organizing principles of collective impact, increasing cross-sector collaboration, and enhancing leadership and governance structures within their communities.
The competencies set forth in this document were developed through an iterative process involving public-private steering committees established pursuant to the Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness (PWR) Act in order to implement College and Career Pathway Endorsements.
Funded by a federal Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five grant, the Unduplicated Counts Project links data across state agency systems to establish unduplicated counts of children ages birth through five receiving selected publicly funded early childhood services administered by the Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).
The Career Development Experience (CDE) Toolkit, released in Fall 2019, adheres to the framework of the PWR Act for College and Career Pathway Endorsements. The guide and online resources are designed to serve any organization that seeks to provide rigorous work-based learning opportunities to youth. Career Development Experiences are part of Illinois’ broader work-based learning continuum and refer to a broad array of experiential learning that addresses the components included in the statutory definition of the Career Pathways Dictionary.
Career pathways in Illinois are administered by a variety of private, state, and local entities; and thus several state education and workforce committees, including an extensive base of stakeholders, developed agreed-upon definitions to ensure alignment across agencies, legal frameworks, and initiatives.
This Annual Report & Plan draws from meetings of the Governing Board and its Committees, interviews with ILDS Agency staff, and information from related state agency initiatives such as the Governor’s Cabinet on Children and Families.
The Illinois 60 by 25 Network’s Cradle to Career Community Dashboard helps Leadership Communities analyze regional information on education and workforce system characteristics; track progress on postsecondary education attainment and education-to-career objectives,; and benchmark community efforts against state averages.
This Annual Report & Plan initially describes the primary ILDS governance activities during the 16-17 state fiscal year. It describes the priorities for 2017-18 and benchmarks efforts against the P-20 Longitudinal Education Data System Act.
Access PWR Act resources from Advance Illinois and Education Systems Center. Learn about the Act’s components and the latest updates on implementation.