Dear ILEA Partners, I am excited to bring you greetings on behalf of your PCC Family. My name is Kim Everett (she/her/hers), and I have the honor of...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.
The Partnership for College Completion (PCC) is preparing to convene the Illinois Equity in Attainment Initiative (ILEA) community for 2nd Annual Equity Institute, running February 24-25, 2022. The...read more
The fifth convening of the Illinois Equity in Attainment (ILEA) Fall Summit was held November 3-5, 2021, commemorating its second annual virtual format. Over 500 faculty, staff, administrators from Illinois...read more
When the organization’s first staff— then, its founding executive director Dr. Kyle Westbrook and its managing director, Lisa Castillo Richmond, traveled the state to meet with higher education...read more
For the first time in two years, higher education institutions across Illinois and the U.S. are returning to celebrating their graduating seniors at in-person ceremonies. As students and...read more
Briefly describe a strategy in your Equity Plan that you have implemented. Include a brief description of how this strategy was chosen.The Education Advisory Board (EAB) platform...read more