Forum for Excellence -Let’s get excited for the 2021 Forum for Excellence! It will be a take place Thursday, September 24-Friday, September 25. Click here for more information.
The Forum for Excellence is Illinois’ premier Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Adult Education (AE) professional development event. The Forum is designed to highlight educational initiatives and effective practices impacting career pathway implementation and expansion. Sessions are selected by ICCB and serve as a launch to the year’s professional development delivered through the Professional Development Network. The Forum for Excellence is sponsored by the Illinois Community College Board and hosted by the Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support (ICSPS), the Southern Illinois Professional Development Center (SIPDC), and the Central Illinois Adult Education Service Center (CIAESC).
Looking for PD opportunities? We have them!
New iLearn Courses Now Available!
Check out three new courses for Career Navigators
Developing and Facilitating Learning Communities for Students
An online learning community is a place on the internet where learners gather to share information, collaborate on projects and meet the needs of the other learners in the community through proactive participation.
Curriculum Development: What You Need to Know as a Career Navigator
As a Career Navigator Specialist, you will be asked to share your expertise as part of a curriculum team at your program. This module will give you general information on what a curriculum is, what adult education standards-aligned curriculum is, and the role you can play to embed and enhance transitions-related topics in your programs’ curriculum.
How to Develop Professional Development Plans for Instruction
As a Master Career Navigator, you will be asked to share your expertise to assist program administrators identify and establish appropriate professional growth opportunities within their program. as part of a curriculum team at your program. This module will give you general information on what a professional development plan is, the benefits of a plan, and the role you can play to enhance transitions-related topics in professional development plans.
All of these courses are part of the Career Navigator Professional Pathway Credentialing process but open to all. Each course is worth one hour of professional development credit.
For more information on this online pathway, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.