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Lending Library

The Illinois Statewide Technical Assistance Collaborative (ISTAC) maintains a lending library including books, videotapes, and DVDs related to various aspects of special education, general education and parenting. Checked out materials are available to Illinois residents and are mailed with return postage included.

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ESEA/NCLB Conference Chicago

February 2014

Parent Leadership Concurrent Session presentation & handouts


Partnership Exploration Webinar

To view the video of this webinar click here.  For a PDF version of the presentation click here.  The handouts for the presentation are:


Indicator 8 Parent Webinar Series :


Parent Guide - Educational Rights and Responsibilities: Understanding Special Education in Illinois available here.

Illinois Student Record Keeper available here

Common Core Standards links under Resources Page. Click here to go directly to Common Core Resources.

District Special Education Profile Link available here

School, District, and State Report Card Link available here