Welcome to the Illinois Transitions Blog

This blog provides a platform for resources to be shared and discussions to be engaged in by anyone providing transitioning services. The content of the blog is especially applicable to those involved in the Illinois Transitions Academy.

The Transitions Academy is designed to assist colleges and partnerships working on developing Bridge and ICAPS (Integrated Career and Academic Preparation System) programs by increasing awareness of the expanding partnership between Adult Education and Career and Technical Education as it relates to the ICAPS model, Accelerating Opportunity, Illinois Bridge programs, and Illinois Programs of Study. The Transitions Academy is designed to assist colleges and partnerships working on developing Bridge and ICAPS (Integrated Career and Academic Preparation System) programs.



Monday, April 24, 2017

Early School Leaver presents 30 Ways to Shine - June 8


Presents 30 Ways to Shine as a New Employee
by Denise Bissonnette

June 8, 2017 from 9:00am - 4:30pm
Hyatt Place Bloomington/Normal
200 Broadway Avenue
Normal, IL 61761  

30 Ways to Shine offers a comprehensive blueprint and a compelling approach for preparing people for the world of work, teaching the new employee not only how to survive on the job, but how to thrive in whatever position they hold! ICSPS invites you to join us for a day long training with Denise Bissonnette. Based on her celebrated guide to job retention, 30 Ways to Shine as a New Employee, this training seminar empowers the employment professional to use the skills, ideas and concepts in the book to reinforce and strengthen workplace etiquette and behaviors in the people they support, before and after they are in the workforce.  

Who should attend… Early School Leaver Transition Program Coordinators, ICAPS Training Specialist, Career Navigators, those who are working to prepare and assist people for the world of work and/or support people once they are on the job, including job developers, career counselors, case managers, vocational rehab counselors, job coaches, employment specialists, CTE instructors, job club leaders, and employment preparation instructors.  

To learn more and to register visit. http://icsps.illinoisstate.edu/machform/view.php?id=50904


This event is sponsored by the Illinois Community College Board's Early School Leaver Transition Program and hosted by the Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support and the Southern Illinois Professional Development Center.