PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: UARC will coordinate and fund group transportation to the ILACADA 2016 Conference on May 20th at Illinois State University.

**Please let Joey (jvolpe@uic.edu) know if you are interested in attending ILACADA – UARC can help organize and fund transportation for a group! We would leave early in the morning on the day of the conference and get you back that evening.

The 2016 ILACADA Conference is one month away on May 20th and will be held at the Bone Student Center at Illinois State University. This year’s conference theme is Celebrating FIVE Years of Progress: Fostering and Inspiring a Vision for Education.

The conference gives you a chance to connect with more than 300 advising colleagues from across the state of Illinois to share innovative ideas to support student success and continue to develop your own advising practice.

The keynote speaker is Dr. Karen Myers from St. Louis University. Dr. Myers is an Associate Professor and Director of the Higher Education Administration graduate program at St. Louis University. She is also the Director of The Ability Institute, home of the award-winning international disability education project, Allies for Inclusion: The Ability Exhibit and the Ability Ally Initiative. You can view Dr. Myers’ full bio here.

The conference registration including ILACADA membership is $90.00.

You can register online at the ILACADA Conference web page.