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President’s Update

  • August 30, 2019

Amy Thompson York Community High School Plans are rolling along to start our year off right. IACAC Leaders will convene in Bloomington-Normal for our Leadership Development Institute on Sunday, September 8th and our first Exec Board Meeting of the year…

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Amy Thompson

Connections, Loss, and Silver Linings

  • August 30, 2019

Amy Thompson York Community High School Connections, Loss, and Silver Linings I lost a student this summer. I have to admit, I’m still struggling with it. It gets packed away most of the time but it isn’t REALLY packed away.…

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Fix FAFSA Act

  • August 30, 2019

Traci Flowers Deerfield High School I wanted to make sure our members are aware of the following campaign and how they can get involved. There is currently a "FIX FAFSA LETTER WRITING CAMPAIGN" sponsored by ACCEPT. The FAFSA Act, (supported…

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Mentorship Match Of The Year 2019

Fall Mentorship Committee Updates

  • August 30, 2019

From the Mentorship Committee: Our first committee meeting is coming up on 9/11 from noon-2 pm at Niles North. We encourage anyone interested in participating on our committee to sign up soon! All are welcome to consider becoming a mentor…

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National College Fair Updates & Spring Save the Date

  • August 30, 2019

From the National College Fair Committee: CHICAGO NATIONAL COLLEGE FAIR When: Saturday, October 5, 2019 Time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM What’s new: LOCATION! LOCATION!  LOCATION! This year we’ll be in the Lakeside Center (NOT the location where you had…

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Movers And Shakers In The Admission Community

Movers & Shakers: August 2019

  • August 30, 2019

Movers and Shakers is your way to share professionally-related news about promotions or moves to other institutions. Congratulations to the following members on their achievements:

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Bike O’ Fun in Year Two

  • July 31, 2019

Bike O' Fun embarked on its second tour this summer, traveling to Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University, Lincoln College, University of Illinois - Springfield, and Illinois College. This year's tour was featured on the front page of the Lincoln…

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Expanding College and Career Counseling in My School

  • July 31, 2019

Myskeshia L. Mitchell Peoria High School Attending the IACAC Annual Conference in Normal in May changed my professional life! I met some great game changers in the profession of college admission counseling. As a first timer and Project Reach recipient…

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Motivation for Everyone

  • July 31, 2019

Kathy Facenda Sallie Mae My daily work at Sallie Mae allows me to interact with college, university and high school staff who are truly motivated to help students realize their dream of higher education. Periodically, I have the opportunity to…

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