Events​

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.

2021 Conference: Save the Date

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.

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…

2019 Conference: Informing Action, Improving Outcomes

This year’s 60 by 25 Conference featured many dynamic speakers from Illinois and across the country. Our engaging keynote speakers, Vela Institute, provided an interactive session on how local communities can use data to inform their goals and improve their work. Network Partners and dozens of speakers from across the…

2018 Conference: Scaling for Impact

Equity, innovation and scaling impact emphasized at 5th Annual 60 by 25 Network Conference Jocelyn Sharif has been interested in cooking since she was a young child watching the Food Network with her parents. “I was a shy child,” said Jocelyn, “and cooking was a way to express myself.” Now…

2017 Conference: The Power of Networks

Thank you to the presenters, attendees, sponsors, and staff who participated in the 2016 Illinois 60 by 25 Network Meeting! Conference Materials 60 by 25 – The State We're In Ginger Ostro, Executive Director, Advance Illinois Opportunity – A Promise Worth Keeping Chekemma Fulmore-Townsend, President & CEO of the Philadelphia Youth…

2016 Conference: From Vision to Action

Thank you to the presenters, attendees, sponsors, and staff who participated in the 2016 Illinois 60 by 25 Network Meeting! Conference Materials Education is Everyone’s Business: Engaging Business to Build a Community Learning System Jack Hess, Institute for Coalition Building John Burnett, Community Education Coalition The Power of Two: Starting…