<![CDATA[Illinois Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders - Stay Informed]]>Wed, 08 Sep 2021 20:59:35 -0500Weebly<![CDATA[Winter Conference 2021 :: Call for Proposals]]>Thu, 13 Feb 2020 13:02:49 GMThttp://ilccbd.org/stay-informed/winter-conference-2021-call-for-proposalsAre you school personnel, a researcher, or scholar working with children with emotional/behavioral disorders? Do you have experience in evidence-based practices? Would you like to network with other professionals and families in the field of special education? If you answered, "yes," to any of these questions, the Illinois Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders invites you to submit a proposal for the 2021 Winter Conference. Proposals should focus on practical, evidence-based, and positive interventions that teachers can use within the classroom.

Deadline for program submissions is April 15, 2020 and the deadline for notification of program acceptance is June 1.  Submissions should be sent electronically to Bev Johns at beverleyhjohns@gmail.com or bevjohns@juno.com

Download the proposal application (Microsoft Word file format) below.


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<![CDATA[Illinois CCBD Offers Policy Statement on the Use of Seclusion & Restraint Practices in Illinois]]>Tue, 04 Feb 2020 23:37:05 GMThttp://ilccbd.org/stay-informed/illinois-ccbd-offers-policy-statement-on-the-use-of-seclusion-restraint-practices-in-illinoisThe Illinois Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (Illinois CCBD) is the state subdivision of Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD), an international community of educators advocating for children and youth with or at risk of emotional and behavioral disorders. Illinois CCBD has dutifully served the state for almost 40 years as the voice and vision of special education in the area of working with students with emotional and behavioral disorders. Recent investigations by public media on the misuse and overuse of seclusion and restraint practices in Illinois has prompted Illinois CCBD to offer this white paper summarizing the official stance of our parent organization, CCBD. 
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<![CDATA[Illinois Legislative Update for May 2019]]>Tue, 02 Jul 2019 13:17:07 GMThttp://ilccbd.org/stay-informed/illinois-legislative-update-for-may-2019All special education professionals are encouraged to review the current legislation affecting public education in Illinois. Download the latest in legislative news here.
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<![CDATA[Illinois Legislative Update for March 2019]]>Mon, 25 Mar 2019 19:03:12 GMThttp://ilccbd.org/stay-informed/illinois-legislative-update-for-march-2019All special education professionals are encouraged to review the current legislation affecting public education in Illinois. Download the latest in legislative news here.
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<![CDATA[Hey, Classroom Teachers! Need funding for special activities in your classroom?]]>Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:12:18 GMThttp://ilccbd.org/stay-informed/hey-classroom-teachers-need-funding-for-special-activities-in-your-classroomApply for the 2019 Illinois CCBD Classroom Mini Grant
As part of its mission, Illinois Council for Children with Behavior Disorder supports special educators and other professionals who are improving the educational experience of children and adolescents with emotional/behavioral disorders (E/BD). To that extent, Illinois CCBD offers one-time funds (i.e., mini-grants) to educators with projects that directly benefit students with E/BD.  

Mini-Grant Recipients will receive:
A maximum award of $500.00 and
Free registration to the 2019 Illinois CCBD Winter Conference held on February 8 and 9 in Lisle, Illinois.

Application Guidelines
Interested applicants must be a current member of Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD), and click the link below to complete the application below addressing the following sections: 
1. Provide a detailed narrative describing the project,
2. Provide an itemized proposed budget for the project, and
3. Indicate the project will be completed by June 30, 2019.

Application deadline is Thursday, February 28 at 11:00 pm.
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<![CDATA[Special Education Legislative Update (August 2018)]]>Wed, 05 Sep 2018 12:07:35 GMThttp://ilccbd.org/stay-informed/special-education-legislative-update-august-2018All special education professionals are encouraged to review the current legislation affecting public education in Illinois. Download the latest in legislative news here.
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<![CDATA[Illinois CCBD Fall Institute]]>Mon, 27 Aug 2018 12:02:46 GMThttp://ilccbd.org/stay-informed/illinois-ccbd-fall-instituteIt's the start of a new school year and we are excited to host the Eight Annual Illinois CCBD Institute. The day will be filled with informative sessions by scholars and practitioners in the field of special education.

​Join us at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Springfield, Illinois on Saturday, September 15 as we offer attendees information on a variety of topics, strategies, and evidence-based approaches to use in the classroom. 



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<![CDATA[Special Education Legislative Update (June 2018)]]>Sun, 03 Jun 2018 18:59:59 GMThttp://ilccbd.org/stay-informed/public-education-legislative-update-june-2018All special education professionals are encouraged to review the current legislation affecting public education in Illinois. Download the latest in legislative news here.
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<![CDATA[Special Education Legislative Update (May 2018)]]>Wed, 02 May 2018 13:01:45 GMThttp://ilccbd.org/stay-informed/special-education-legislative-update-may-2018All special education professionals are encouraged to review the current legislation affecting public education in Illinois. Download the latest in legislative news here.
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<![CDATA[Special Education Legislation Update (March 2018)]]>Tue, 06 Mar 2018 22:52:23 GMThttp://ilccbd.org/stay-informed/special-education-legislation-updateAll special education professionals are encouraged to review the current legislation affecting public education in Illinois. Download the latest in legislative news here.
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