Southern Illinois Professional Development Center

Thank you to our sponsors....IACTE, Accurate Biometrics, Inc., ETS HiSET, Data Recognition Corporation, New Readers Press, Realityworks, Reading Horizons, McGraw-Hill/Contemporary, Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC), GED Testing, Burlington English, Trak Machine Tools...


The Forum for Excellence is Illinois’ premier professional development event. The Conference highlights the continuing partnership of Career, Technical and Adult Education in Illinois. The Forum is sponsored by the Illinois Community College Board, and hosted by the Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support, the Southern Illinois Professional Development Center, and the Central Illinois Adult Education Service Center.


September 28 & 29, 2016


Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

Registration is now open.  Register today!

Forum for Excellence Registration page

 Hotel Information

Conference Booklet  Plan your schedule!

Reception at the Ewing Cultural Center information Sponsored by our generous sponsors.


 Forum for Excellence Request for Presentation Application


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2012 Conference Photos

2013 Conference Photos

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