Advance CTE and ECMC Foundation Announce Inaugural Cohort for Fellowship to Address Racial Equity Gaps in Postsecondary Career Technical Education Leadership

AEL Outreach Campaign

Popularity for Illinois’ Dual Credit Program Continues to Rise with Illinois High School Students (3/25/21)

ICCB provides nearly $19 million to address unemployment for African Americans in Illinois (12/8/20)

Fall 2020 Enrollment Report (10/16/2020)


Illinois Community College Board Subsidizes High School Equivalency Testing Costs To Help Struggling Illinoisans (8/31/20)

The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) on August 5th announced $1.7 million in grant funding to support the improvement and innovation of Career and Technical Education (CTE) programming at 21 community colleges throughout Illinois. (8/11/20)

Message from ICCB (6/4/20)

Illinois’ Career and Technical Education Plan Among the First to Receive Federal Approval (6/4/20)

Higher Education Agencies Find Another Year of Record Investment in Governor’s Budget Proposal (2/20/20)

Registration is now open for the Exploring OER: Access, Adoption, & Application Conference! The conference will be held on Friday, April 17 at Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield, Illinois. (1/27/20)

The draft of the Illinois Perkins V State Plan is now open for the second public comment period. Public comment period ends on February 14, 2020. The survey can be found on the CTE Perkins page or here: www.surveymonkey.com/r/PZYV9SP. (1/24/20)

The ICCB Announces the FY 2020 Transitional English Instruction Pilot Grant Award Recipients (1/21/20)

ILCCO’s Growing Online Learning Conference is Scheduled for February 11 – 13 and Registration is Now Open. (1/15/20)

The Draft 2020 WIOA Unified State Plan Has Officially Been Released for Public Comment. (1/10/20)


The Allocations for the FY 2020 Innovative Bridge and Transition Grant have been Posted. (12/19/19)

The ICCB Invites Eligible Applicants to Apply for the FY 2020 Innovative Bridge and Transition Program Grants. (10/1/19)

Illinois Celebrates Adult Education Week — September 23-27, 2019 (9/23/19)

ISBE and ICCB are hosting regional events to share the state’s draft Perkins V Plan for career and Technical Education (CTE). (9/16/19)

The ICCB is inviting Illinois Community Colleges to apply for the Workforce Equity Initiative. Application submissions must be received by September 16, 2019. (8/2/19)

Illinois Community College Board Awarded $4.0 Million Federal Grant to Expand Apprenticeship Programs (7/23/19)

FY 2019 Innovative Bridge and Transition Program Grant Allocations (5/29/19)

The ICCB is pleased to provide an opportunity for eligible applicants to establish a High School Diploma for Adult Learners Program. (5/20/19)

2019 WIOA Summit, hosted by the DCEO, ICCB, IDES, IDHS, and other WIOA partners, was held April 23 – 24, 2019 at the Sheraton Lisle Naperville Hotel. (5/15/19)

The ICCB Announces the FY 2020 Request for Proposals for the Early School Leaver Transition Program (ESLTP) Competitive Grant (4/22/19)

2019 WIOA Summit, hosted by the DCEO, ICCB, IDES, IDHS, and other WIOA partners, will be held April 23 – 24, 2019 at the Sheraton Lisle Naperville Hotel. (4/10/19)

ISBE & ICCB will hold the third Dual Credit Committee Meeting on April 11, 2019 at 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.  See Agenda for location and webinar information. (4/9/19)

ISBE & ICCB will hold a Dual Credit Committee Meeting on April 1, 2019 at 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.  See Agenda for location and webinar information. (3/28/19)

The ICCB Invites Eligible Applicants to Apply for the Innovative Bridge and Transition Program Grant. Grant Application Must be Submitted by May 1, 2019. (3/27/19)

Recordings available for the ILCCO Growing Online Learning Conference, Accessibility: The Road to Success. For information on the sessions, visit the ILCCO website. (3/16/19)


Registration for the Leading for Equity in Illinois’ Perkins V Planning and Implementation Session is Open! ISBE and ICCB in partnership with the Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support will hold a day-long interactive session on Equity in CTE & Perkins V Planning on November 19, 2018 at the Radisson Hotel Normal.  (11/7/18)

Save the Date: The Illinois Community College Open Educational Resources (OER) Summit is on November 30, 2018 at College of DuPage. More information about speakers, topics, and registration at: www.codlrc.org/OERSummit. Registration ends November 16, 2018. (11/7/18)

Call for Presentations: The ICCHE Invites Proposal Submissions for a 45 minute Breakout Session at the 2019 Annual Conference, February 6 –7, 2019, at Eastern Illinois University (11/7/18)

ICCB Spotlights Illinois Community College Faculty and Alumni! (10/15/18)  Faculty Spotlight       Alumni Spotlight

Dr. Brian Durham Named New ICCB Executive Director (10/4/18)

The Forum for Excellence Keynote Address by Maria Flynn, President/CEO of Jobs for the Future (9/26/18)

ICCB Executive Director Anderson Announces Plans to Retire (9/20/18)

Illinois Community College Board Unveils New Statewide Adult Education Billboard Campaign (9/18/18)

Adult Education Week is September 23-29! (9/11/18)

The 2018 Forum for Excellence will be held September 25 and 26 in Bloomington-Normal(9/7/18)

ICCB Begins Search for New Executive Director (8/31/18)

ICCB Co-Hosting Workshop Focused on Reducing Remediation (8/28/18)

Learn How Career Technical Education Prepares Learners for Their Futures. (5/30/18)

ICCB Congratulates 2018 Illinois Community College Graduates! (5/14/18)

ICCB is Pleased to Announce the Innovative Bridge and Transition Program Grant Recipients (4/20/18)

Dual Credit Programs Provide a Head Start for Students as Enrollments Swell (3/21/18)

Illinois Senate Declares March 18-24 Dual Credit Week (3/19/18)

ICCB Examines Enrollments and Completions at March 2018 Board Meeting (3/16/18)

Statewide Task Force Outlines Plan to Expand Educational and Training Opportunities for Adult Learners (February 7, 2018)

The ICCB invites applications for Innovative Bridge and Transition Program Grants. (February 1, 2018)

February is Career and Technical Education Month! (February 1, 2018)

ICCB Welcomes Comments on Illinois Adult Education (DRAFT) Strategic Plan. The deadline for submission is January 12, 2018. (January 5, 2018)


Oakton Community College Student Andrew Tieng Selected to represent Illinois community colleges as Lincoln Student Laureate (November 13, 2017)

Illinois Community College Board Announces Statewide Task Force on the Future of Adult Education and Literacy (October 20, 2017)

Illinois Community College System Accepting Monetary Donations to Help College Students Impacted by Hurricane Harvey (September 2017)

ICCB Recognizes Several Workforce Education Programs for Excellence

ICCB Receives College Changes Everything Champion Award (July 27, 2017)

Illinois Adopts New Framework for Preparing Students for Postsecondary Education, Careers, and Financial Aid (June 22, 2017)

Enrollment and Completion of Latino Students in Illinois Community College System Surges to Record Levels (June 20, 2017)

Support for SB 888 – Community College BSN Programs (April 3, 2017)

Community Colleges Sign Agreement to Expand Opportunities in Career and Technical Education (March 22, 2017)

Trustee Training Provider Applications Now Available (March 1, 2017)

Seven Illinois Community Colleges to Receive $3 Million in Emergency Funds (January 6, 2017)



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