PREPARING LATIN@ LEADERS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION.
The ILACHE Leadership Institute (ILI) has as its main goal to prepare Latin@s to become more effective leaders in colleges, communities and the professions.
ILI’s mission is to promote professional growth and prepare Latino leaders to become effective community builders and strong advocates for higher education and beyond
The Illinois Latino Council on Higher Education Leadership Institute (ILI) provides seminars throughout ten months of the academic year to promote professional growth and prepare Latino leaders to become strong community builders in higher education and beyond. The seminars will begin on August 2016 and end in June 2017 Participants will be required to attend monthly Saturday seminars from 9am-1pm for 10 months. The seminars include a range of topics related to Latino policy, advocacy and skills necessary for Latinos in any leadership position. The program will admit a maximum of 15 students in its first cohort. The application process will be competitive. Students admitted to the program will be required to attend all seminars and meet with a designated mentor selected from the leadership professional track. The ILI leadership program incorporates a two tiered model that includes active organizing in the higher education community. Students are required to attend all sessions and volunteer at the ILACHE Annual Conference.
TWO TRACKS1. Professional Track – Entry level and mid-level management
August to May (one Saturday per month – ten sessions); Time: 9 am-2 pm
$1,000 per person (Professional Track) and $500 per person (Undergraduate Student Track)
Northeastern Illinois University – El Centro
3390 N. Avondale Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
CERTIFICATE PROVIDED BY
Northeastern Illinois University
Application available April 29, 2016 and accepted through July 31, 2016.