March 6, 2008 - 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Arnold PalmerBuilding Successful Partnerships Through the Work Experience & Career Exploration Program (WECEP) - CPS - Juarez Academy, Chicago

Augusta I & IIBridging the Gap: Developing Mathematical Comprehension Through Culinary Arts - Joliet Junior College, Joliet

Ben HoganRigor at Risk: Reaffirming Quality in the High School Curriculum - ACT, Inc., Lincolnshire

Broadway AConnecting High School Freshmen to Their Future - Dyersburg High School, Dyersburg

Broadway AConnecting High School Freshmen to Their Future - Dyersburg High School, Dyersburg

Broadway BPromoting Healthy Transitions from Junior High to High School - Thornridge High School, Dolton

Broadway CA Common Plan: Joining Classrooms, Businesses and Community in Academies - Joliet West High School, Joliet

CoralUsing Music and Movies to Motivate Students About "Your Topic" - Charleston High School / Community Unit Dist. #1, Charleston

Jack NicklausBenefits of a Law Enforcement Vocational Class at Your School. - Beck Career Center, Red Bud

Marsalis IThe Perkins IV "High"-Way: Resources for Assisting Special Populations Learners in Preparing for High Skill, High Wage or High Demand Occupations. - Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support (ICSPS), Normal

Marsalis IIBuilding Relationships Between Reading Skills and Content Area Teaching - Chicago State University, Kenosha

New Orleans BallroomReaching and Teaching the Puzzling Adolescent Brain - Pro-Act Options, East Peoria

Preservation Hall AConnecting with Students to Increase Motivation - , Canonsburg

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

Salon IIIEffective Communication for Educational Personnel - Kennedy-King College, Chicago

Salon IVBest Practices for Instruction in a Nutshell (Teachers Roundtable) - Middle Matters & More, Lexington

Salon VPreparing Students for Non-Traditional Careers - Illinois Office of Educational Services, Springfield

Salon VIOutside Placements and a Transition Program for "At-risk Students" - Plainfield South High School, Plainfield

TheaterCommunication: Talk, Laugh - Communications Skills for the Workplace - Positively Humor, Denver

Turquoise AManufacturing A Workforce: A Successful Model For All Careers - Consultant, Chicago

Turquoise BDrafting/Design Lessons for the Curriculum Revitalization Initiative (CRI): Connecting with the Field - Illinois Office of Educational Services/SIU-C, Springfield