As the state and country continue on the path to recovery from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the need for every Illinois student with college aspirations to earn a...read more
Sharing PCC’s analyses of local, state, and federal policies impacting college access and success, insights from higher education leaders on equity-centered plans and practices, and student perspectives about the urgent need for greater college access and affordability to support them realizing their career aspirations.
Serving the southwest suburbs of Chicago, Moraine Valley Community College is the fourth largest 2-year college in Illinois. The college offers over 130 academic programs along with dozens...read more
1. What is your current role/title?I have been working with City Colleges of Chicago for six years. My current role is Assistant Director of Financial Aid. Before working...read more
Briefly describe a strategy in your Equity Plan that you have implemented. Include a brief description of how this strategy was chosen.Elgin Community College (ECC) wanted to help...read more
A Letter from the Executive Director Dear ILEA Partners, Welcome to another new academic year that, paired with the colorful change of the seasons here in the Midwest,...read more
Sen. Cristina Pacione-Zayas Senator Cristina Pacione-Zayas, former Associate Vice President of Policy for the Erikson Institute, an academic institution focused on child development where she led the Institute’s...read more