JB Pritzker, Governor, State of Illinois

11th Annual Illinois Education and Career Success Network Conference


February 29, 2024 | 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, Illinois
Early Bird Registration Now Open – Register Today!

Awareness to Action: Promoting Equity in Education and Careers

Please join us and register today to attend the eleventh annual Illinois Education and Career Success Network Conference. From now through December 31, 2023, the registration fee is $40. Starting January 1, 2024, registration will increase to $50. This one-day event provides a variety of high-quality interest sessions and engaging learning opportunities for leaders from secondary and postsecondary education, local and state government, community-based organizations, policy advocates, grantmakers, employers, and other stakeholders interested in equitably increasing postsecondary attainment in Illinois. Visit the registration site for an overview of the conference agenda and interest sessions.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Kenyatta Lovett

Kenyatta Lovett, Ph.D. serves as Principal of Postsecondary Attainment at the Education Strategy Group leading strategies to set goals and improve attainment, noncredit-to-credit strategies, adult attainment, and credit mobility. Previously Dr. Lovett served as the Managing Director for Higher Education and Workforce at Educate Texas, and as the Assistant Commissioner for Workforce Services at the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development. In 2016, he helped launch the nation's first education advocacy group focused on increasing postsecondary attainment, Complete Tennessee, serving as Executive Director. He has also served as an Assistant Vice Chancellor at the Tennessee Board of Regents and worked in different roles at Volunteer State Community College.

Don't delay, register today before the early bird registration rate expires!

The Illinois Education and Career Success Network (formerly the Illinois 60 by 2025 Network) is a growing network of communities in Illinois that are committed to advancing equitable postsecondary attainment. The Network was launched and is organized by: Advance Illinois, Education Systems Center at Northern Illinois University (EdSystems), and the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC).

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