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Forum for Excellence

Conference logoThe Forum for Excellence is Illinois’ premier Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Adult Education (AE) professional development event.  The Forum is designed to highlight educational initiatives and effective practices impacting career pathway implementation and expansion.  Sessions are selected by ICCB and serve as a launch to the year’s professional development delivered through the Professional Development Network.


Featured Speakers

Tuesday, September 24 at 9:15
Dr. Ben Williams, Chief Executive Office at the Nations Alliance for Partnerships in Equity.
Topic: The National Perspective: Equity, Education, and Apprenticeships

Wednesday, September 25 at 12:15
Chekemma J. Fulmore-Townsend, President and CEO at Philadelphia Youth Network.
Topic: Partnering for Success

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Forum for Excellence Conference

Conference logo

The Forum for Excellence is Illinois’ premier Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Adult Education (AE) professional development event.  The Forum is designed to highlight educational initiatives and effective practices impacting career pathway implementation and expansion.  Sessions are selected by ICCB and serve as a launch to the year’s professional development delivered through the Professional Development Network. The Forum for Excellence is sponsored by the Illinois Community College Board, and hosted by the Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support (ICSPS), the Southern Illinois Professional Development Center (SIPDC), and the Central Illinois Adult Education Service Center (CIAESC).

Date and Location:

Registration Info:

September 24-25,
2019 Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
201 Broadway Avenue
Normal, IL 61761
You can register at the following link: Forum for Excellence Registration Page