Meet our 2022 Award winners


Debby Blatzer,
Assistant Director of Advising,
Moraine Valley Community College

“Academic Advising at MVCC has a proud history, and has been recognized at state and national levels. Debby is a true leader of our office and her successes are amazing to consider.”


Maysa Jibawi,
Academic Advisor,
Moraine Valley Community College

“She is always willing to “go the extra mile” for her students and is a strong student advocate. She empowers students to become proactive in their degree planning process.”


Our Advising/Advising Administrator Award winners receive a $150 stipend to use for the 2022 ILACADA Annual Conference.

Professional Development Grant

Aric Faulkner

Academic Advisor,

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Aric was awarded $250 to facilitate a book club gathering that explores the gender binary in academic advising via “Beyond the Gender Binary” by Alok V. Menon