Career and Technical Education Early School Leaver Transition Program
CSFA Number: 684-00-0822
Agency Name
Illinois Community College Board (684)
Agency Contact
Kathy Olesen-Tracey
217-557-2740
kathy.olesen-tracey@illinois.gov
Short Description
The program is aimed at helping at-risk students become reoriented and motivated to complete their education by allowing students to participate in adult education instruction as well as career and work training activities.
Subject Area
Education
Program Function
Education
Enabling Legislation
110 ILCS 805/2-16.02
Objectives and Goals
The goal of the ESLTP is to assist students in achieving high school completion or the successful of the GED tests as the basis for entry into postsecondary education/training and meaningful employment.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
The ESLTP is designed for high school dropouts between the ages of 16 and 21 whose TABE level reading score is at or above the 9.0 grade level equivalency. The program is specifically aimed at helping at-risk students become reoriented and motivated to complete their education by allowing students to participate in adult education instruction as well as career and work training activities.
Eligibility Requirements
This grant is available for Illinois public community colleges.
Eligible Applicants
Education Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Currently funded programs are eligible to submit continuation plans to ICCB for the next fiscal year. Competitive applications are not currently being accepted.
Assistance Consideration
No match or MOE is required.
Post Assistance Requirements
Programs are required to collect participant data for entry into the Illinois Reporting and Information System for Early School Leaver Transition Program, track student progress, and submit quarterly and annual reports.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2015 : $715,000
FY 2017 : $688,389
FY 2018 : $615,000
FY 2019 : $615,000
Federal Funding
None
Notice of Funding Opportunities
None
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
Illinois State University07/01/201906/30/202077,702
Parkland College07/01/201906/30/202070,000
Joliet Junior College07/01/201906/30/202070,000
City Colleges of Chicago07/01/201906/30/202070,000
Southwestern Illinois College Community College District #52207/01/201906/30/202070,000