The Illinois Community College Trustees Association is celebrating 30 years of providing legislative advocacy and educational opportunities for college board members

Since 1970, the Illinois Community College Trustees Association has provided legislative advocacy and educational opportunities for college boards. Even if you're not a trustee, you can join ICCTA as an Associate Member or a Lifetime Member.


  • Register now for Lobby Day
  • Schedule of events

  • March 2014 Board Highlights
  • Info on ICCTA officer elections
  • 2014 award nominations
  • Education is Key oral history project
  • Reel Illinois student film competition

  • FY15 state budget development
  • SURS update on pension reform
  • Bills affecting community colleges
  • ICCTA's 2014 state legislative agenda
  • Federal legislative priorities
  • SURS Employment after Retirement FAQs
  • General Assembly's FY 14 cc budget
  • College/legislative district maps
  • Open Meetings Act training
  • Lt. Gov.'s report on community colleges
  • Join our Action Alert list

  • Order the 2013 Community College Act
  • Welcome to the Board handbook
  • What does a college trustee do?
  • Suggested readings on leadership
  • ICCTA Bylaws
  • The economic returns of community college
  • 2007 economic impact study and fact sheet
  • Past ICCTA Board Highlights
  • Past ICCTA seminar highlights
  • Best practices in diversity programs
  • Guidelines for board self-evaluation

  • 2014 PAAC conference

    ICCTA's April 2-4 Professional Administrative Assistants Conference in Springfield featured sessions on the Open Meetings Act, the Freedom of Information Act, pension reform, and a tour of the Illinois State Capitol.

    Trustees meet new IBHE leader

    Newly appointed Illinois Board of Higher Education executive director Dr. James Applegate addressed trustees and presidents during ICCTA's March 14-15 meeting in Lisle.

    ICCTA sponsors Reel Illinois

    Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon greets participants in ICCTA's March 8 Reel Illinois film production seminar at Joliet Junior College

    Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon (center) greeted participants at ICCTA's March 8 Reel Illinois film production seminar at Joliet Junior College.

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