The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) is inviting eligible applicants to apply for Transitional Instruction Innovation Grants. The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) will provide approximately $200,000 in grant funding opportunities, with a range of $10,000 – $25,000 anticipated per grant, to ten to fifteen community colleges to support transitional instruction, pathway development and portability submissions.

The Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness (PWR) Act Public Act 99-0674) was signed into law July 2016. A significant component of the law relates to transitional instruction, including both Transitional math and English courses. The competencies for math have been identified as well as the English competencies are in the final development stage. These courses/competencies are intended to ease transition into college level courses and reduce the need for remediation. These courses are not dual credit or Advanced Placement courses and are not designed for college credit.

Application Due Date/Time: Monday, December 7, 2020, 4:30 p.m. CST

Submit Application To: melvin.harrison@illinois.gov