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Southern Illinois Professional Development Center

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Southern Illinois Professional Development Center (SIPDC)


Maile Signorotti - OSS 2019

Bevan Gibson, Director

(618) 650-2267

Bevan Gibson is the Director of the Southern Illinois Professional Development Center and has 20+ years of experience in adult education.  Bevan earned her B.S and M.S. in Special Education from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She worked with the Illinois Shifting Gears project and worked closely with the Accelerating Opportunity colleges in Illinois and the Illinois Community College Board to provide professional development and technical assistance.  She and her team have developed statewide Bridge curricula in Healthcare, Manufacturing, Transportation, Distribution and Logistics and Career Pathways Basic Skills.  They have delivered Bridge Basics training throughout the state and provide an online Transitions Continuum of Professional Development.  Bevan facilitated the development of a Career Pathway Graphic for the state.  She has collaborated with the Career and Technical Education professional development provider in Illinois to develop and provide a Transitions Academy for scalability of Illinois’ Integrated Career and Academic Preparation System (ICAPS) and Bridge programs in Illinois.  She has presented information on developing a career pathway system to multiple states and to programs throughout Illinois.

Follow the link here to learn more about the SIPDC Educational Training Specialists.  To learn more about the SIPDC Office Support Specialist, click here.

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