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Early College Access & Scaling Educational Pathways in Illinois Conference 

Thursday, September 16, 2021 at the SIU Carbondale, Student Center


Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Education, in cooperation with Northern Illinois University's Education System Center, the Southern Illinois Future Teachers Coalition, and other partners will be hosting a conference for school administrators, guidance office personnel, interested teachers, curriculum staff, and all appropriate college staff.

This conference will focus on helping alignment between K12s, community colleges, universities, and the career pipeline. Specifically, all stakeholders will learn about opportunities to expand dual credit programs and other early college opportunities via the model partnership agreement, ISBE’s Career and College Pathway Endorsements work, ISBE’s educational pathways initiatives, scroll to the Education Career Pathway Grant section), the 60 x 25 initiative, and bring stakeholders together for networking opportunities.


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There is no fee to attend however, space is limited so, register soon!

PD credits may be available. 



Please contact Rebecca Dycus at 618/453-1141 or for assistance. 


Learn more about the schools, agencies and organizations, who are forging new paths and streamlining the process, for high school students to advance their education and career development.

SIU School of Education
Northeastern Illinois University Education System Center
Southern Illinois Future Teachers Coalition
Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) College and Career Dual Credit
Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) Career and Technical Education 
60X25 Initiative


SIU Carbondale is committed to protecting our community as we approach the future with cautious optimism. In compliance with the governor’s Restore Illinois plan, we are preparing to offer fall classes in person and do so safely.  View current mask guidelines.

Please do your part to protect the health and safety of the Saluki community.