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IACAC District Seminars
IACAC District Seminars


East Central District Seminar

Region 1 (Southern)

March 6, 2020
8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Parkland College

$25 IACAC Members
$30 Non-Members

Lunch is included
ISBE PD hours will be available



8:30-9:00 am


Session 1

9:00-10:00 am

Serving DACA and Undocumented Students
Learn about the newly implemented RISE Act and how this effects your students. Also gain an understanding of best practices and resources available to DACA and Undocumented students.

Session 2

10:00-11:00 am

University Showcase
A popular session at the IACAC District Seminar, one public and two private universities are given the spotlight. Hear what students can expect from a Liberal Arts education as well as the benefits of attending a Hispanic serving institution.
Augustana College
Knox College
Northeastern Illinois University


11:00-11:15 am


Session 3

11:15 am-12:15 pm

Preparing Students for Jobs in the Trades
A panel of local Union Representatives will conduct a group discussion on union apprenticeships in Illinois. Interested in how you can better support your students who are not interested in the “traditional” college route? Curious what Unions are available in your area? Questioning what you need to do to prepare your students for a job in the trades? This session will help answer all your questions and more!


12:15-1:00 pm

Lunch and Roundtable Discussion

District Seminar Co-Chair

Sarah Hartman
Parkland College

Site Coordinators

Sarah Hartman, Parkland College
Mary Kay Smith, Parkland College

Committee Members

Cristin Prince, Danville Area Community College
Brian Schutte, Parkland College
Anthony Tanner, Champaign Central High School

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