The Forum for Excellence is Illinois’ premier professional development event. The conference highlights the continuing partnership of Career, Technical and Adult Education in Illinois. The Forum is sponsored by the Illinois Community College Board, and hosted by the Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support, the Southern Illinois Professional Development Center, and the Central Illinois Adult Education Service Center.

The 2018 Forum for Excellence was held on September 25 and 26 at the Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. A Perkins Administrator pre-conference session was also held from 1p.m.-4p.m. on September 24. This year’s conference was a success! We want to especially thank all of those who presented valuable information and shared your resources with the field. 

Topic areas for the 2018 Forum for Excellence included: 

  • Data, Accountability, and Assessment
  • Support/Wrap-around Services
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Partnerships

Presentation and material links can be found here.

Archived- Forum 2017: You can find the schedule and active links to the presentations and materials here.