Chicago State University Professional Development

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Concurrent Session Information – ILACADA 2014!

Click the links below for concurrent session presentation descriptions.

Concurrent Session I
Concurrent Session II
Concurrent Session III
Concurrent Session IV

We’ll see you in Carbondale!!

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Nominations for ILACADA’s Executive Board

Get involved in ILACADA’s second annual election by nominating yourself or a colleague to serve on the Executive Board, or as a chairperson of one of the standing committees.  Nominations are now open. Please go to the nominations page for more information and the nomination online form.

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

ILACADA 2014: Special Guest Speaker

Lt. Governor Sheila Simon will be a special guest speaker at the 2014 ILACADA conference!

More information on registration, lodging, submitting a proposal and more…..

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Having fun at the NACADA Regional

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

“Best of Illinois” at the NACADA Region 5 Conference

BEstofNACADAKimberly Golk and Lissette Alvarado from Moraine Valley Community College presenting at the NACADA Region 5 conference last week in Madison, WI. Their presentation “The Academic Advising Syllabus: Moving Students from Admission to Completion” won the “Best of Illinois” presentation last year at the ILACADA conference.


Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Balancing Academic Advising with other Faculty Responsibilities webinar at Columbia College

Jenn Jones and Keri Walters are serving as our WebEvent Facilitators at Columbia College Chicago.  Any questions can be directed to either Jenn at or Keri at  The webinar is sponsored by ILACADA and the Columbia College Chicago School of Fine and Performing Arts.  The WebEvent begins at 1:00pm and a panel discussion will follow from 2:00pm to 3:00pm.

Location and Directions:
Columbia College Chicago – Stage Two
618 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

Campus Map:
Getting Here:

Webinar Overview
Regardless of academic discipline and institutional type, many faculty feel stretched to their limits by teaching, research, and academic governance responsibilities.  In this Web Event, sponsored by NACADA’s  Faculty Advising Commission, our panelists will share tools and strategies to balance advising with those other tasks.  Participants will hear from a diverse panel of experienced faculty advisors from a broad range of institutional types and will leave with practical ideas for ensuring that students receive the best possible advising without neglecting other responsibilities. More information and registration…

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

ILACADA 2014 Conference!!

ILACADA 2014 Conference
Heard it Through the Grapevine:  Collaborating in an Ever-Changing Environment

 Thursday, May 22, 2014
SIU Student Center, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL


Registration Information:
$100.00 ($75.00 registration fee/$25.00 membership fee)
(Includes conference fee, materials, lunch, and membership)
If your institution needs to pay by check/purchase order, please click here.

Online Registration is open!

It’s time to block your calendar and request approval to attend the 2014 ILACADA Conference – Heard it Through the Grapevine. The Call for Proposals is available now.

We are planning a Wednesday, May 21st evening social at Rustle Hill Winery with a live band for those who plan to arrive early and network.

Keynote Speaker: Jennifer Joslin, Associate Director for Content Development of the National Academic Advising Association

Conference schedule, online proposal submission, registration, lodging, etc…

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

2014 ILACADA Call for Proposals

ILACADA’s 2014 Conference, “Heard It Through The Grapevine:  Collaboration in an Ever-Changing Environment” is scheduled for May 22, 2014 in Carbondale, IL on the campus of Southern Illinois University in the SIU Student Center. Proposals are due April 4, 2014.

More information and online submission form…


Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

ILACADA Leadership Election Results

Please join us in congratulating the following people who have been elected to the ILACADA Leadership Team as a result of this spring’s election.

Executive Board positions serving two year terms to begin on August 1st, 2013:

  • President – Shawn Schultz, Eastern Illinois University (two years as president followed by one year as past president)
  • Secretary – Eliza Callahan, University of Illinois-Chicago
  • Treasurer – Jeff Chiapello, University of St. Francis
  • At-Large Member representative – Megan Gerken, Northern Illinois University
  • Standing Committee Chair positions serving one year terms to being on August 1st, 2013:
  • Programming Committee – Teri Farr, Eastern Illinois University
  • Communications Committee – Kim Little, Southern Illinois University
  • Constitution Committee – Brad Elwood, Daley College
  • Membership Committee – Anjie Almeda, Illinois State University
  • Elections Committee – Anjie Almeda, Illinois State University

Next year, the ILACADA membership will select a Vice President/President-Elect, and a second At-Large representative.

Thank you to everyone who voted in this year’s election.  We had a pretty good voter turnout for our first ever election! 

Happy July Fourth!

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off