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ISACorps Alumni

ISACorps Alumni Network

Welcome ISACorps Alumni! We’re excited you’re here and hope you will join us as we grow the ISACorps Alumni community and build the presence of ISACorps Alumni Network. Join us to network, build relationships, and most of all--have fun. Explore our page, connect and engage with us today!

See some of our ISAC alums in our latest ISACorps Recruiting video.
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The mission of ISACorps Alumni Network is to: create a strong community between its diverse alumni and the ISACorps, support alumni in the pursuit of leadership roles in higher education and provide lifelong learning opportunities for alumni to grow personally and professionally.

Ways to Engage

Connect – Join ISACorps Alumni Directory

ISACorps Alumni Event

When you become part of the ISACorps Alumni Directory you get access to an ISACorps exclusive private network of alums, advance invitations to members only events and opportunities to network. Join the ISACorps Alumni Directory by completing and submitting this form. 

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Share – Alumni News: ISACorps Alumni on the Move

What have you been up to? Do you have a new job? Were you recently honored with an award or featured in a news story? Do you have a new addition to your family? Did you travel to an awesome destination? Share your news and cool photo(s) with us!


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Represent – ISACorps Alumni T-shirts and Pins

We have new alumni t-shirts! We truly appreciated your dedication and service to the ISACorps and wanted to send you a small gift. If you have not yet received a new one yet, we would like to send you an ISACorps alumni t-shirt and pin for your service to ISACorps! Please complete this form as soon as you can. You should receive your alumni gear in 1-2 weeks.

ISACorps Alumni E-Newsletter Series

Please see below for our e-newsletter series sent to alumni. E-newsletters reflect the most updates information at the time they are sent. This series provides information on Corps members and alumni highlights, resourceful professional development and job opportunities and more. The e-newsletters will be uploaded on a quarterly basis as they are delivered via Constant Contact. Please direct questions regarding newsletter content to tiffany.sharp@illinois.gov.

Fall 2023 Newsletter

Spring 2023 Newsletter

Winter 2023 Newsletter

Fall 2022 Newsletter

Fall 2021 Newsletter

Summer 2021 Newsletter

Spring 2021 Newsletter

Lunch and Learn: Alumni Connections

Join our monthly Alumni Connection event to network with your fellow ISACorps alums, old and new. Think of this as an informal mid-week gathering to reconnect with former colleagues, create new relationships, meet partners in various industries, and grow your professional network. All virtual chats will be held on the last Wednesday of the month from 12pm to 12:30pm CST.

July 26, 2023

August 30, 2023

If you missed any of the Lunch and Learns, please see all recordings below.

March 2023 Recording

Career Opportunities – Find your next job here

Looking for a new job? Check out available positions by clicking on the following link:

ISACorps Alumni Job Postings List.xlsxExcel

Listed below are the top three career sectors where alumni are employed. All job postings are updated on a continuous basis, so check out the websites to stay abreast of application deadlines, job qualifications and requirements.

Higher Education jobs 

Human Services and Social Services jobs

Government and Public Administration jobs

Webinars – Learn with us

Tuesday, September 19th 2-3:00pm CST

To & Through September Data Collaborative - UtmostU - RSVP HERE

Description: Shayna Balting (Data Narrator) and David Bennett (Assoc ED) will present on UtmostU’s use of monthly college student survey data to shape post-secondary coach interventions as part a larger system of post-secondary supports. The UtmostU network supports 16 schools and CBO’s, and over 1,000 Chicago-area college students through a shared tech platform, community learning, and resource collaboration.

Thursday, September 21st 2-3:00pm CST

To & Through Research Spotlight: The State of Adolescent Mental Health - RSVP HERE

Description: As students re-enter school buildings this fall, we know that mental health challenges are on the rise for adolescents and we need to show up to support the well-being of young people in our communities. Dr. Jorge Verlenden (Behavioral Health Scientist at the Division of Adolescent and School Health at the CDC) will share the CDC's latest research on the current state of mental health for adolescents in the United States and in Chicago, including disparities in mental health within specific student populations.

Thursday, October 12th 12-1:00pm CST

Annual Update on the Educational Attainment of CPS Students - RSVP HERE

Description: On Thursday, October 12th, 2023 at 12pm, the To&Through Project and UChicago Consortium will share their newest report on the 2022 Educational Attainment of Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Students, which highlights the success of CPS students persuing college degrees and opportunities gaps that still exist to make college success an accessible option for all CPS students.

Tuesday, October 24th 2-3:00pm CST

October Data Collaborative Black Researchers Collective - RSVP HERE

Description: Dr. Glenance Green and Shari Runner will present on the Black Researchers Collective's efforts to train and equip communities with the research tools to be more civically engaged and policy informed. Glenance and Shari are the co-founders of the Black Researcher Collective.

Thursday, November 9th 12-1:30pm CST

Inquiry and Action Workshop: To&Through Milestones Tool - RSVP HERE

Description: Join the To&Through team as we explore new 2022 data on our To&Through Milestone Tool! This 90-minute in-person workshop will allow participants to explore the To&Through Milestone Tool and learn how the data can be used to inform the support efforts of Chicago Public Schools students on their paths to high school and college completion.

Tuesday, November 14th 2-3:00pm CST

To & Through Project: Student Stories - RSVP HERE

Description: Yessica Vargas will present on the expansion of the Student Stories initiative. These stories aim to humanize quantitative To&Through findings by zooming in on individual CPS student journeys to highlight the successes, challenges, and complexities that exist across the many post-secondary pathways chosen by CPS graduates. Yessica is the Engagement Analyst for the To&Through Project.

Tuesday, December 12th 2-3:00pm CST - Embarc

December Data Collaborative - Embarc Post-Secondary Team - RSVP HERE

Description: Thomas Goodwin and Frank Miller will provide a presentation highlighting Embarc Chicago's utilization of Postsecondary Success (PSS) metrics, including non-college options, to drive and enhance Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) outcomes. Additionally, they will explore the reciprocal relationship between SEL measures and the enhancement of the PSS curriculum. Thomas is the Director of Data & Analytics and Frank is the Lead Postsecondary Success Coach at Embarc.