March 5, 2008 - 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Arnold PalmerA Roadmap for Preparing Youth in Foster Care for Postsecondary Education - NIU Center for Child Welfare and Education, DeKalb

Augusta I & IIIllinois WECEP (Work Experience and Career Exploration Program) Coordinators Meeting - 1:00pm - 4:30pm - Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield

Ben HoganEducation for Employment (EFE) Regional System Directors State Meeting and Staff Development Session - Moraine Area Career System, Oak Lawn

Broadway AWhy Small Learning Communities (SLCs)? - Middle Matters & More, Lexington

Broadway BMotivation in the English Classroom: Yes, It Can Happen! - Alden-Hebron High School, Hebron

Broadway CEducation-to-Careers Teachers' Toolbox - Chicago Public Schools - Education To Careers, Chicago

CoralThe Key Role of the Administrator in the Special Education Process - Edgewood College, Madison

Jack NicklausA Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Through EngineeringbyDesign - Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield

JadeIf Most Students Do Not Read, It is Our Problem! - Plainfield High School, Plainfield

Marsalis INanotechnology in Use: Testing the Anti-Microbial Properties of Silver Nanoparticles - U of I, Urbana

Marsalis IIUniversity Council Business Meeting - University Council Members Only - ISU, Normal

New Orleans BallroomTeaching in Their Right Mind - Pro-Act Options, East Peoria

Preservation Hall ACareers & Curriculum: Meet Your 600 New Best Friends - Illinois Career Resorce Network/ IDES, Springfield

RubyReality-based Education: Work-based Learning Experiences - Education-to-Careers, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago

SapphireTaking Ownership of Character Counts - Parkland School, McHenry

TheaterImproving Literacy Skills in High Needs Schools - Illinois State University, Normal

Turquoise ADevelop Your Future Using the Kuder Career Planning System - Kuder, Inc., Adel

Turquoise BTransforming EXPLORE, PLAN, WorkKeys/ACT, and Prairie State Test Scores Into Classroom Best Practices - Donovan Jr/Sr High School, Donovan