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Illinois Alliance for School-based Problem-solving and Intervention Resources in Education

The Illinois Alliance for School-based Problem-solving and Intervention Resources in Education (I-ASPIRE) project is a statewide effort under the coordination of the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

I-ASPIRE attempts to "establish and implement a coordinated, regionalized system of personnel development that will increase the capacity of school systems to provide early intervening services, aligned with the general education curriculum, to at-risk students and students with disabilities, as measured by improved student progress and performance". I-ASPIRE is funded by a five-year (2005-2010) State Personnel Development Grant under part D of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA, 2004).

In concert with the efforts of the regional I-ASPIRE Centers, this project is designed to help build a long-lasting infrastructure for professional development by requiring partnerships at many levels and by focusing on common professional development content across the state.


I-ASPIRE evaluation: Forms and Tools

Loyola University is coordinating evaluation efforts for the ISBE State Personnel Development Grant. Information on data and evaluation tools for I-ASPIRE statewide project coordinators can be found in the I-ASPIRE Resources for Program Coordinators page.
If you have any questions regarding the I-ASPIRE project, please contact your I-ASPIRE regional project directors and evaluators.


I-ASPIRE evaluation: Reports

  • One of the objectives of I-ASPIRE is to evaluate the effectiveness of project activities. The following reports describe Illinois ASPIRE project activities and results.

  • Evaluation Report AY 06-07 Word  PDF
  • Evaluation Report AY 07-08 & AY 08-09 PDF

To view the resources of I-ASPIRE Project, click here.


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