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-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 undergraduate 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 ILI 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.
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT TRACK SEMINAR TOPICS
Identity: Social Construction and Latino Her/History; Self-Motivation and Emotional Intelligence; Understanding the Higher Education System; Power of Service and Community Building; Service Learning and Civic Engagement; Advocacy and Policy for Latinos; Fundraising and Sponsorship Proposals; Communicating with Vision; Time Management for Success; Professional Networking: Career Development; Graduate Studies: Latino Peers in Education.
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT TRACK LEARNING OUTCOMES
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT ADMISSION CRITERIA
August to May (one session a month – ten sessions); Time: 9am-2pm
$500 per person
Northeastern Illinois University – El Centro
3390 N. Avondale Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
Northeastern Illinois University
Application available April 29,
2016 and accepted through July 31, 2016.