Navigating Uncertainty and Advancing to 60% by 2025Explore resources from our free, virtual conference held February 22-25, 2021.
This report captures the impact of the Illinois 60 by 25 Network from 2013–2020. Communities in the Network are driving State policy implementation, deepening and validating collaboration by using the organizing principles of collective impact, increasing cross-sector collaboration, and enhancing leadership and governance structures within their communities.
Leadership Community & Network Updates
In May, MEAC and North Chicago Community High School presented to the Illinois Work-Based Learning Innovation Network (I-WIN) community on their processes to shift typically
Golden Corridor Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (GCAMP) and Acme Industries partnered to bring real-world experiences to a Rolling Meadows High School manufacturing class. This virtual project
Despite a challenging pandemic year, the East St. Louis Senior High School Class of 2021 collectively earned over $16.6 million in college scholarships.
Planning for Life After High School: Tips from the Illinois 60 by 25 Network Student Advisory Council
The Student Advisory Council developed creative ways to share the ISAC Student Portal and the Illinois Postsecondary Profiles tools with their fellow students. Check them out!
Culinary Arts Pathway serves up a learning buffet while Education Pathway winds through classroom experience.
Sauk Valley Community College, in partnership with Making Opportunities Real for Everyone (MORE) has applied for and was awarded a grant to fund educational pathways for local high school students.
This school year, MEAC co-sponsored with Evanston Township High School (ETHS) seven virtual career pathway panel events each attended by 30-50 students and others.