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Career Pathways

High School, Community College, 4-year Career Model Pathways (drafts)

  • Applied Manufacturing (pdf)
  • Aviation Technology (pdf)
  • General Healthcare (pdf)
  • Mechanical Engineering (pdf)
  • Nursing (pdf)
  • Transportation Logistics (pdf)

Emerging Jobs Reports

  • Region 1 (pdf)
  • Region 2 (pdf)
  • College of DuPage (pdf)
  • College of Lake County (pdf)
  • Elgin Community College (pdf)
  • Harper College (pdf)
  • Highland Community College (pdf)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (pdf)
  • Kishwaukee College (pdf)
  • McHenry County College (pdf)
  • Rock Valley College (pdf)
  • Sauk Valley Community College (pdf)
  • Waubonsee Community College (pdf)  

Workforce Needs Reports by Community College District - now with salary data

  • Region 1 (pdf)
  • College of DuPage (pdf)
  • College of Lake County (pdf)
  • Elgin Community College (pdf)
  • Harper College (pdf)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (pdf)
  • Kishwaukee College (pdf)
  • McHenry County College (pdf)
  • Rock Valley College (pdf)
  • Sauk Valley Community College (pdf)
  • Waubonsee Community College (pdf)   

Community College District Maps Used for Analysis

  • College of DuPage (pdf)
  • College of Lake County (pdf)
  • Elgin Community College (pdf)
  • Harper College  (pdf)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (pdf)
  • Kishwaukee College (pdf)
  • McHenry County College (pdf)
  • Northern Illinois - both included in the Northern Illinois region Workforce Needs Report above
    • Region 1 (pdf)
    • Region 2 (pdf)
  • Rock Valley College (pdf)
  • Sauk Valley Community College (pdf)
  • Waubonsee Community College (pdf)

Presentations

  • Illinois Learning Specialists and Developmental Educators Conference 4.8.2016 (pdf)
  • Illinois Education Research Council Symposium 10.8.2015 (pdf)
  • Higher Education Commission on the Future of the Workforce 8.26.2015 (pdf)
  • College Changes Everything 7.16.2015 (pdf)
  • Illinois P-20 Council 4.22.2015 (pdf)

Student Support Services

  • On PaCE to Thrive A Guide for Community Action updated 7.21.2017 (pdf)
  • Postsecondary and Career Expectations (PaCE) Framework updated 5.10.2017 (pdf
  • Parent University sample flyer (pdf)
  • FAFSA Completion
    • Crosswalk - FAFSA Completion and College-Going Rates (pdf)
    • FAFSA Completion Report (pdf)
    • "Why Invest in FAFSA?" (html)
    • "The Role of Application Assistance and Information in College Decisions: Results from the H&R Block FAFSA Experiment" (html)
  • Financial Literacy Website (html)
  • Peer Mentoring Conference Materials (html)
  • Annotated Bibliography - Efficacy of Peer Mentoring Literature Review (pdf)

Adult Learners

  • Principles of Adult Learner Friendly Institutions (pdf)
  • Fast Facts on Adult Learners, UPCEA (pdf)
  • Prior Learning Assessment 
    • Proposal for the Illinois Prior Learning Assessment Alliance
      • Executive Summary (pdf)
      • Full Proposal (pdf)
  • Illinois Regional Electronic Portfolio Consortium Overview (pdf)
  • Work Group Survey Results, February 2015 (pdf)

Birth - Grade 3 (B-3)

  • Impact of Poverty on Academic Success Infographic (pdf)
  • References for Early Childhood Reality (pdf)
  • Initiative Framework (pdf)

High School to College Transitions - Early College Options and Reducing Remediation Rates

  • Transitional Math Webinar June 25 and August 21, 2017
    • Presentation Slides (pdf)
    • Recording (html)
  • IBHE Bulletin August 11, 2017 - Dual Credit Feature on pages 1 and 2 (pdf)
  • Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Act, October 2016
    • PWR Act Overview ISBE Webinar Presentation October 12, 2016 (pptx)
    • PWR Act Overview (pdf)
  • Course Development Proposal (pdf)
  • Early College Credit
    • Early College Reflecting and Planning Tool (pdf)
    • Top 5 Dual Credit Enrollments (pdf)
  • Developmental Education
    • Developmental Education Enrollments FY12-15, data from ICCB (pdf)
    • ICCB Remedial Education Initiatives Survey Results (pdf)
  • Educational Attainment Report (pdf)
  • Fall 2014 Transfer Student Survey Report (pdf)

State Action

  • House Resolution 477 Committees
    • Final Report (pdf)
    • Postsecondary and Career Expectations (PaCE) Framework for High School Students (pdf)
  • Illinois Articulation Initiative Policy Paper Draft (pdf)
  • Redefining the High School to College Transition in Illinois
    • Website (html)
    • Final Report (pdf)
    • Framework (pdf)