March 26, 2009 - 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Capital 2Creating Mentoring Opportunities for Nontraditional Career Investigation - Illinois Office of Educational Services, Springfield

Capital 3Work Force Ready System Assessments: The Way Ahead - SkillsUSA, Leesburg

Capital 4Allowing Students to Meet State Standards by 'Closing the Achievement GAP' - Donovan Jr Sr High School, Donovan

Capital 5Making Health Science Work In Your School - Chicago Public Schools Department of College and Career Preparation, Chicago

Capital 6University Council Required Session - Illinois State University, Normal

GovernorConstruction Challenge-Innovative Approach to Workforce Development - Destination ImagiNation, Inc., Libertyville

IllinoisThe Status of Perkins IV Programs of Study Implementation - Illinois Community College Board, Springfield

Plaza ADon't Separate--Integrate! It's Good for the Brain and Awesome for Learning! - Pro-Act Options, East Peoria

Plaza BOn Track for College - Partnering to Increase College Readiness - Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield

Plaza CEffective Colaboration and Communication for Educational Personnel - Kennedy-King College, Chicago

Plaza FAttacking Apathy With Activities - Middle Matters & More, Lexington

Plaza G18 Strategies to Use When Teaching African American Students - Akron Public Schools/Perkins Middle School, Akron

Plaza HChanging Mindsets: Movies of the Mind: Developing Responsible Behaviors - , Newfield

Plaza IInspiring Hard-To-Reach Students - Capital City Speakers Bureau, Springfield

SangamonA Personal Finance Adventure - Indian Creek High School, Shabbona

SpringfieldThe Free Agent Worker: Entrepreneurship in a Technologically Rich World - Valley Education for Employment System (VALEES), Sugar Grove

Winter GardenMen in Nursing-Nontraditional Recruitment - Lake Land College , Mattoon