2018 ICCCA & ICCFA Conference
The Illinois Council of Community College Administrators (ICCCA) & the Illinois Community College Faculty Association (ICCFA) are co-hosting the 2018 Fall Conference.
Date: November 15-16, 2018
Location: Embassy Suites, East Peoria, IL 61611
2018 Conference Registration
The ICCCA and the ICCFA are pleased to announce the following Keynote Speakers for the 2018 Conference
Dr. Matthew Hora, Assistant Professor of Adult and Higher Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will present at the ICCCA/ICCFA Opening General Session on Thursday, November 15. The title of his keynote is Beyond the Skills Gap: Preparing College Students for Life and Work in Turbulent Times. Hora is the author of the book of the same title.
Dr. Hora is also the founding Director of the Center for Research on College-Workforce Transitions at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research. His research focuses on the cultural aspects of skills development, the impacts of college internships on student outcomes in the US and China, and teaching and learning issues in the college classroom.
Traci Ellis, JD, will present at the ICCCA/ICCFA Closing Luncheon on November 15. Her topic will be Turbulent Times, Drastic Measures: Dismantling Structural Racism, Power, and Privilege for Student Success. Ellis is an attorney and Certified Human Resource Professional and the author of The Exceptional Negro: Racism, White Privilege and the Lie of Respectability Politics.
Ellis spent seven years on the school board of the second largest school district in Illinois and is a fierce social justice activist, especially for educational equity and the disruption of systems of oppression.
APPLY FOR THE ASPIRING LEADERS COHORT
APPLICATION DEADLINE – September 21ST at 5pm
With this year’s Illinois Council of Community College Administrator’s (ICCCA)/ Illinois Community College Faculty Association annual conference, the boards are happy to announce the opportunity for members to apply for the 4th Aspiring Leaders Cohort. The Aspiring Leaders Cohort is designed for individuals interested in serving in leadership positions in the community college. The Aspiring Leaders Cohort will meet during the ICCCA/ICCFA Fall Conference on Thursday, November 15th and a Friday, November 16th. Individuals chosen to participate will be expected to pay for and attend the ICCCA/ICCFA Fall Conference. There will be a track specifically for those accepted into the Aspiring Leaders program. There will be 20 participants chosen from the applicants. There will also be a couple of alternates identified in the event someone drops from the cohort. There will be a deadline for payment. Those chosen who have not paid by the deadline may lose their spot to an alternate. There may be preparatory work required to be completed prior to the conference.
All application materials can be emailed to Amy Maxeiner at email@example.com.
ICCCA Mission. . .
- To provide a resource network, a forum for information exchange, and a vehicle for professional development
- To represent the concerns and needs of community college administrators by participating on state committees, task forces, and advisory groups.
- To build effective alliances which will act on behalf of the common interests of community colleges
- To collaborate with political and educational organizations throughout the state to advance the legislative and fiscal needs of community colleges.
- To provide a collegial support network for professional growth and development