ILACHE Leadership Institute
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-2pm 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 professionals in its first cohort. The application process will be competitive. Professionals admitted to the program will be required to attend all seminars and meet with a designated mentee selected from the undergraduate student track. The ILI leadership program incorporates a two tiered model that includes active organizing in the higher education community. Professionals are required to attend all sessions and volunteer at the ILACHE Annual Conference.
PROFESSIONAL TRACK SEMINAR TOPICS
Advocacy and Policy for Latinos; Community Building and Latinos; History of Latinos in Chicago; Latinos in Higher Education Affirmative Action; Case Studies in Higher Education; Building Strategic Partnerships and Allies; Strategic Planning; Grant Writing; Fiscal Management; Fundraising and Resource Development; Pursuing Advanced Credentials; Leadership Skills and Research.
PROFESSIONAL TRACK LEARNING OUTCOMES
PROFESSIONAL TRACK ADMISSION CRITERIA
August to May (one session a month – ten sessions); Time: 9am-2pm
$1,000 per person
Northeastern Illinois University – El Centro
3390 N. Avondale Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
Northeastern Illinois University
Application available April 29, 2016 and are still being accepted