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Schedule for March 16, 2011
Room: 8:30am-10:30am Opening Session with Keynote Speaker in the Megacenter 10:15am-11:15am 11:30am-12:30pm Luncheon in the Megacenter 12:45pm-1:45pm 2:00pm - 3:00pm 3:15pm - 4:15pm 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Arnold Palmer Acoustic Guitar Making (The Ultimate Cross-Curricular IT Elective) - Lemont High School, Lemont - Ferry
 Real-life Budgeting Project - Midland High School, Varna - Dossett, Schaer
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 Using FREE Communication Software to Enhance the Classroom - Southern Illinois Center for Workforce Development, Springfield - Walker, Marucco
 Social Emotional Learning: the Connection between SEL and Workplace Skills - Children's Mental Health Partnership, Dixon - Delimata, Tollerud
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 Accommodating Diverse Learning Needs in the FACS Curriculum - Illinois School for the Visually Impaired, Jacksonville - Strang, Preston
Augusta I&II A Career Day at the Cinema - Education for Employment System #330, Champaign - Stubblefield
 Illinois WECEP (Work Experience and Career Exploration Program) Coordinators Meeting - Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield - Tillman, Davis
 Child Labor Law - Illinois Department of Labor, - Davis
CANCELLED ON-SITE
Ben Hogan And the Devil Has a Dell! - University of Illinois at Springfield, Capital Area Career Center, Springfield - Rose
 Building Career Success Through College and Business Partnerships - Olympia High School, Stanford - Brown, Schroeder, Haak, Glenn, Seline
 Physics in the Park - Belvidere North High School, Belvidere - Coats, Dal Santo
 21st Century Learners in a 1:1 Computing Environment - Spring Valley Elementary School District #99, Spring Valley - Herrmann, Shimizu
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Coral Literature Circles: Creating Independence through Relationships, Reading, and Writing. - Willowbrook High School, Villa Park - Borne, Grobstein
 Implementing Programs of Study: Where to Start! - Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support, Normal - LaFollette Julian, Morelock
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 Pathways to Results: What We Have Learned - Office of Community College Research and Leadership (OCCRL), Champaign - Harmon, Morelock
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 ISIS Software Closeout Procedures - SIUC Center for Workforce Development, Springfield - Juarez
 Plainfield South High School Career Roundtable-Empowering Students in Career Choices. - Plainfield South High School, Plainfield - Kleefisch, Thomason
Jack Nicklaus Value Added Business Partnerships - ACE High School, Rockford - Cermak
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 Bridge to Somewhere: Transitioning from ESL to Academic English Proficiency - Joliet Junior College, Joliet - Kantner, Hainzinger, Haines
 The Yellow Brick Road: CTE Training for Students with Disabilities - Macon Piatt Special Education, Decatur - Coit, Wells, Stover
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 College and Career Readiness Defining, Supporting and Celebrating Success Employability Skills Assessment - Chicago Public School, Chicago - Turner, Rudofsky
 Community Connections: Parent Liaisons - Consolidated High School Dist. 230, Palos Hills - Gulden, Johnson
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Jade "The Hundred Dresses" A Timeless Story about Bullying - John C Haines School, Chicago - Sharon, Vandekieft
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 Work Ethics/Job Shadowing "There's an App for That!" - Unity High School, Tolono - Gateley, Graves
 Strategies how the iPod Touch can Engage Your Students. - West Aurora School District 129, Aurora - Olexa, Nilles
 Waiting for Superman, Racing to Nowhere: CTE Leading the Way - Valley Education for Employment System, Sugar Grove - Sanders, Judy, Berggren
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 Innovative Strategies for Transition Planning Activities and Student Employment - Eastern Illinois Area of Special Education, Charleston - Pearcy, Brown, Mathias
Marsalis I Career Readiness Certificates - Linking Schools to Business/Industry - Leland High School, Leland - Edwards, Hilderbrand, Norris
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 Developing a School Culture Which Targets the ACT College Readiness Skills in Both Middle and High School - Waltham C.C. Elementary District 185, Utica - Abney, Schaap
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 Freshman Academy: Creating Positive and Successful Transitions - Joliet Central High School, Joliet - Luangsomkham, Yelnick-Pickett
 Learn to Create Environmental Lessons Using the McHenry County Schools Environmental Education Program Lesson Library - McHenry Cty Schools Environment Education Program, Woodstock - Burke, Pappa
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 A Web-Based Grocery Store-Supermarket Teaching Simulation - Illinois State University, Department of Agriculture, Normal - O'Rourke
Marsalis II Consumer Education Projects and Activities to Spark Student Interest - EPCUSD #401, Elmwood Park - Bernas, Wurch
 STEM Girls Grow Confidence in Science - Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby - Caley Opsal, Eager, Gibson, Fusinatto, Lynch, Perez
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 Data, Desserts & Decisions...A Career Planning Event - Danville Area Community College, Danville - Shedlock, Boyd
 Innovative Culinary Curriculum - Leyden High Schools, Northlake - Falls, Berger
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 Horizontal Curriculum - The Power of the Freshman Year - Neuqua Valley High School, Naperville - Russavage, Perkins, Tufo Jarnagin
New Orleans Ballroom  Avoiding Classroom Comas - Middle Matters & More, Lexington - Shepard
 Why Can't We Be Friends - Middle Matters & More, Lexington - Shepard
 Is Learning Dead?? Who Is Responsible?? - Middle Matters & More, Lexington - Shepard
 Recruiting Students into Non-Traditional Programs - EFE 430, Hillsboro - Powers, Dorathy
Preservation Hall A Motivating the Unmotivated - Blackburn Consulting Group, Fletcher - Blackburn
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 Content Area Literacy for the Young and the Restless - Blackburn Consulting Group, Fletcher - Blackburn
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 Motivating the Unmotivated - Blackburn Consulting Group, Fletcher - Blackburn
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 Rigor is NOT a Four-Letter Word - Blackburn Consulting Group, Fletcher - Blackburn
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 Classroom Organization and Decor: What is Your Classroom Telling Your Students? - Thornridge High School, Dolton - Mitrovich, Embil
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H  Handouts available   PP  PowerPoint available   W  Web address listed  
Schedule for March 16, 2011
Room: 8:30am-10:30am Opening Session with Keynote Speaker in the Megacenter 10:15am-11:15am 11:30am-12:30pm Luncheon in the Megacenter 12:45pm-1:45pm 2:00pm - 3:00pm 3:15pm - 4:15pm 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Ruby You're Fired! Bringing REALITY to the Classroom - IVVC, Sandwich - Hoskins, Pieper
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 Using DACUM to Align with State and Industry Standards - Chicago Public Schools - Office of College and Career Preparation, Chicago - Hardiman, Patterson
 Illinois workNet: Your Connection to Emerging Jobs, Training, and More - Illinois workNet, Springfield - Telger
 The Counselor's Role in Connecting Students to College and Careers - Center for Workforce Development, SIU Carbondale, Springfield - Hotes, Ph.D., Cozzolino
 Getting Students on Board...Planning for College and Career Readiness - Chicago Public Schools - Career and Technical Education, Chicago - Cushing, Flores
Salon II Project Lead The Way (PLTW)--Problem-Based STEM Opportunities - University of Illinois Outreach and Public Service, Champaign - Pacey, Parrott, Greene
 Project Based Learning at Danville New Tech: A 21st Century Approach - Danville New Tech High School, Danville - Chambliss
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 Revitalizing Curriculum in CTE, Chicago Style! Standardizing curriculum using standards. - Chicago Public Schools, Chicago - Woods, Hardiman
  
Salon III ENGLISH, MATH, SCIENCE: Integrated Projects Increase Student Involvement and FUN! - Schaumburg High School, Schaumburg - Turner, Nemetz, Koschnitzke
 Creating and Changing Mindsets ~ Movies of the Mind - Greenleaf Learning, Newfield - Greenleaf
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 Creating and Changing Mindsets ~ Movies of the Mind - Greenleaf Learning, Newfield - Greenleaf
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Salon IV Teaching Decision Making in the 6-12 Classroom: The Economic Way of Thinking - Econ Illinois, DeKalb - Harrison
 Are Illinois Students Ready for College/Career? - Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield - Shen, Williams
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 10 Cool Web 2.0 Tools For Your Classroom - East Leyden High School, Franklin Park - Dulany
  
Salon V Nanotechnology: An Emerging Technology with Amazing Possibilities - University of Illinois, Urbana - Kouadio, Benjamin, Alexander, Muskin, Burgess, Heeren, Billman
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 Excite Students with Science and Art as They Make Mirrors and Use Them in a Kaleidoscope. - East Park Elementary, Danville - Burgess, Muskin, Heeren, Benjamin
 Use Polymer Science to Amaze Students by Creating 3-D Objects in your Classroom. - University of Illinois, Urbana - Muskin, Billman, Alexander
  
Salon VI Skills for a Lifetime: Teaching Students the Habits of Success - SREB/High Schools That Work, Brentwood - Barnes
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 Creating Rigorous Academic and Career Technical Assignments Using the Depth of Knowledge Levels - SREB/High Schools That Work, Brentwood - Barnes
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 Developing Integrated Curriculum: Tools and Steps - SREB/High Schools That Work, Brentwood - Barnes
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Sapphire Cum Laude Graduates - Helping Create a Culture of High Expectations - Woodstock High School, Woodstock - Tafoya, Theriault
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 The Internship Class: A Senior Passion - Champaign Unit 4 School District, Champaign - Changnon
 Education for Employment (EFE) Regional System Directors State Meeting and Staff Development Session - Kankakee Area Career Center, Bourbonnais - Fay
 Area Vocational Directors Council - Bloomington Area Career Center, Bloomington - Frazier
CANCELLED
 Data's Face: Assessments for a Progressive Learning Institution - Valley View 365-U, Bolingbrook - Wade
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Theater Celebrating Your Style - Capital City Speakers Bureau, Springfield - Thurmon
 Harvard's Pathway to Prosperity Project: Why we Must Change the Nation's View of Career Education - Harvard Graduate School of Education, - Symonds
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 Harvard's Pathway to Prosperity Project: Why we Must Change the Nation's View of Career Education - Harvard Graduate School of Education, - Symonds
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 Student Centered Accountability: Linking Teacher Practice Directly to Student Achievement - Greenleaf Learning, Newfield - Greenleaf
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 New Resources for Women in STEM Careers - Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support, Normal - Reha, Matejka
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Turquoise A Using Learning Objects to Improve Learning Outcomes of Learning Disabled Students in an Illinois CTE Program - Southern Illinois University, Carbondale - Pense, Calvin
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 FUN, Easy, FREE, Educational Financial Literacy - Deer Creek-Mackinaw High School, Mackinaw - Desmond, Lanier
 Using Digital Storytelling in: It's All About Me - Newark Community High School District #18, Newark - Navarro, Wheeler, Andrew
 Turned On and Tuned In: Mobile Devices in the Classroom - Newark Community High School District #18, Newark - Hall, Blidy, Woods
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 Curriculum Expansion without a Classroom - Tri-City CUSD #1, Buffalo - Kindel, Bruno, Dankoski, Day
Turquoise B Career and Technical Education: "Convincing Today's Kids to Buy in" - Eldorado High School, Eldorado - Kittinger, Pierson, Lane
 Influences on Program-Level Curriculum Development and Enrollment in Higher Education CTE Programs - Western Illinois University, Macomb - King
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 Exploring FACS Careers: Classroom Projects - Northern Illinois University, DeKalb - Arnett, Peach, Kozlowski
 What Would You Do? Teacher Dilemmas - Northern Illinois University, DeKalb - Arnett, Peach, Kozlowski
 Civic Engagement in the Career Clusters - Illinois State University, Normal - Brown