2022 Conference: Equity First
The 2022 Illinois 60 by 25 Network Annual Conference on February 28 to March 3 will be virtual and free to attend.
Rockford Hosts Annual Career Exploration Fair
The 10th anniversary of the annual career exploration fair featured 102 booths and over 100 volunteers helping run the event
conomic Development Corporation (CSEDC) successfully hosted their annual Manufacturing Day virtual sessions with businesses and high schools from across the Chicago Southland.
Greater Peoria Hosts Fifth Annual CareerSpark
The Greater Peoria Economic Development Council and their partners at Junior Achievement of Central Illinois collaborated with local volunteer employers to create 48 industry-specific virtual booths representing eight different career clusters.
NECSS Prepares to Use Data Dashboard to Reduce Gaps, Receives Transitional English Course Approval
Through the information collected on the NECSS Student Data Dashboard, the Equity for All taskforce seeks to analyze and identify achievement gaps of special populations.
Sauk Valley Community College Approved as an Apprenticeship Site, Pilots Impact Program
SVCC receives U.S. Department of Labor approval as a registered apprenticeship site for Maintenance Electrician Program plus new Impact Program allows students to earn up to 3 years of tuition and fees in exchange for volunteering.
River Bend CUSD #2 Presents on How Work-Study Programming Supports College and Career Readiness Indicators at the Illinois School Board Convention
Dr. Darryl Hogue, Superintendent of River Bend CUSD # 2, and Robert Gosch, Principle of Fulton High School, presented at the Illinois School Board Convention on program options that exist at River Bend Schools for completing authentic work opportunities.
MEAC Leads Successful Internships, Launches Career Pathways Programs
The iKit Summer Internship Program hosted 16 graduating seniors from Evanston Township High School.
Senator Duckworth Visits Evanston to Talk Career Education for Technical Trades
U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth joined a gathering of community leaders and educators at Evanston Township High School.
Little Village Education Collaborative Develops Equity Response Teams to Serve Students More Equitably
The Little Village Education Collaborative convened by Enlace Chicago is implementing individualized Equity Response Teams with their local postsecondary partners to increase student support in college access and persistence.