Save the date for our 2024 annual conference: February 29, 2024! The in-person, one-day event will be held at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Illinois.
Closing the Gap for Equitable Outcomes: OneGoal Postsecondary Leadership Network
On April 24, 2023, OneGoal and its partner school districts shared how they’re improving students’ postsecondary readiness and eliminating equity gaps by increasing college and career opportunities for all graduates.
Exploring Career Pathways and Essential Skills in Today’s Workforce: Connecting Education and Employers to Enhance the Student Experience
On April 17, 2023, leaders from the Sauk Valley region shared how the six-session Certificate of Employability Workshop is leveraging local employers to support career exploration.
Lessons from the Learner Voice about the Student Success Movement
This webinar from April 10, 2023, shares findings from an opinion poll research project about learner perceptions of the value of education in the United States, from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
2023 Conference: Accelerating Equitable Success
ACCELERATING EQUITABLE SUCCESS Celebrating our tenth anniversary to advance equitable postsecondary attainment across Illinois. The 2023 conference of the Illinois Education and Career Success Network, was held Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, Illinois. Photos Check out photos from our 10th-anniversary cocktail celebration and conference. View Photo Album Sessions Archive […]
2022 Conference: Equity First
The 2022 Illinois 60 by 25 Network Annual Conference on February 28 to March 3 will be virtual and free to attend.
Engaging Adult Learners to Increase Postsecondary Attainment Equity in Illinois
In this webinar, recorded on September 28, 2021, the Illinois 60 by 25 Network Organizers and our partners discuss strategies to engage adult learners to increase postsecondary attainment equity in Illinois.
2021 Conference: Forward Together
We have re-imagined the annual Illinois 60 by 25 Network Conference for 2021. We will bring the high-quality conference content you have counted on since 2014 over four days: February 22–25, 2021.
Trauma-Informed Practices Webinar
Representatives from East St. Louis School District 189 and Township High School District 214 in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago shared how they have implemented trauma-informed practices in their districts in partnership with the Illinois Federation of Teachers and community partners.
2020 Conference: Agents of Change
Since the Network’s inception, a core tenet has been to focus on opportunities for learning and sharing across communities, which includes our annual conference. “The Illinois 60 by 25 Network Conferences are a time to drink the Kool-Aid together as a team. The conferences are inherently different than meeting in a conference room and also […]