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ISAC 2018 Press Releases

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Illinois Student Assistance Commission Announces 2019-20 Illinois State Scholars gif
More Than 21,000 High School Students from 757 Schools Recognized for Outstanding Academic Achievement

October Is College Changes Everything Month® In Illnois
ISAC and Partners Offer More Than 1,000 Free College Application and FAFSA® Completion Workshops in Over 200 Locations pdf

If you are a senior in high school, a parent of a student, or an adult looking to head back to school, there’s a free workshop in your area this October to help make college possible for you or your student in 2019-20.

College Changes Everything Month Proclamation 2018 pdf

Illinois Explores Partnerships to Support College and Career Readiness at the 8th Annual College Changes Everything® Conference pdf
Why do students choose not to pursue college, or drop out of college, even when they are provided with significant college counseling, external encouragement, and assistance in accessing financial aid? Mandy Savitz-Romer, Ph.D., director of the Harvard Graduate School of Education master's program in Prevention Science and Practice and senior lecturer in education, provided some crucial answers to that question in her keynote to 500 educators, government, business and non-profit leaders attending the College Changes Everything (CCE) Conference on July 19th in Tinley Park.

Illinois Explores Partnerships to Support College and Career Readiness at the 8th Annual College Changes Everything® Conference pdf
Photos from/in connection with the College Changes Everything® Conference

ISAC Hosts 8th Annual College Changes Everything® Conference:
Supporting Students’ Futures through College and Career Readiness Partnerships pdf

A renewed regional and national emphasis on improving the path for students from education to employment is creating new partnerships designed to provide students with the information, resources, and experiences they need to achieve their education and career goals.

Students Can Learn How to Better Manage Their Money During Money Smart Week®, April 21-28
Illinois Student Assistance Commission Offers Tips to Reduce College Costs and Limit Student Loan Debt pdf

With the rising costs of college tuition, getting to and through college is as much about finances as it is about academics. The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) is participating in the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s annual Money Smart Week® by highlighting free resources and tools to help students make smart money choices about college, financial aid, and more.

ISAC Awarded 2018 Most Effective IT Team Award from CompTIA AITP Chicago Chapter
ISAC Takes First Place Among Three Winning Teams pdf

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) has been named the 2018 “Most Effective IT Team” by CompTIA AITP Chicago. The award recognizes high performing Chicagoland IT teams that have demonstrated an outstanding job in improving the success of their organization’s business.

2017-18 Scholarship Funding Still Available for Eligible Minority Students Pursuing Education Degrees pdf
Hurry! 2017-18 Applications for Minority Teachers of Illinois (MTI) Scholarships close Feb 15, 2018 2018-19 MTI Scholarship Application Now Open