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Upcoming opportunities

Below are upcoming opportunities to explore.

2019 College Changes Everything® Conference: Expanding Success for All Students – Every Community’s Responsibility, July 18, 2019 • 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Tinley Park Convention Center, Tinley Park, Illinois. Register now to attend the ninth annual College Changes Everything® (CCE) conference – the state’s premier college access and success event. This one day conference focuses on effective practices and showcases resources available to help with increasing access to postsecondary education, college completion, and career readiness. The conference also supports the state’s Goal 2025—to increase the proportion of adults in Illinois with high-quality college degrees and postsecondary credentials to 60 percent by the year 2025. Registration is $40, and only credit card payments are accepted. Space is limited and fills quickly. More information about the conference is available on the conference website.

Sharing A Vision (SAV) 2019 registration is now open! SAV will be held at the Embassy Suites and Conference Center in East Peoria, October 2-4, and will host approximately 63 sessions in alignment with DEC Recommended Practices. View the registration brochure for more information. Or if you prefer, visit the website for online registration information and conference details, including an attendee FAQ and full preconference descriptions. Be sure to register early! This conference SOLD OUT in 2017!

The Midwest Principals’ Center is proud to announce its upcoming 2019-2020 all-day programs.  Registration opened on May 15.  Now is a good time to plan for your professional development for next year. Midwest Principals’ Center’s focus for the 2019-2020 school year is “coaching,” as well as topics such as literacy, school culture, and student engagement. These speakers/topics were selected based on the recommendations and interest of over 100 school leaders who are part of MPC.