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.


  • June Board Highlights
  • June 6 GISS presentation
  • 2014 award winners and nominees
  • Thank you to our sponsors:
           -- Robbins Schwartz
           -- Consolidated Management Company
           -- Legat Architects
           -- Franczek Radelet P.C.
           -- Kishwaukee College
           -- Illinois Community College System
           -- Jody Wadhwa

  • FY15 community college budget
  • FY15 state budget analysis
  • May Board Highlights
  • 4/29 Presidents Council news briefing
  • Education is Key oral history project
  • Reel Illinois student film competition

  • ICCTA's latest Action Alert
  • Lobby Day fact sheets
  • SURS update on pension reform
  • 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

  • ICCTA elects state officers
    for 2014-2015

    Illinois trustees have elected new officers for the 2014-2015 year (from left): past president Bob Johnson (Kishwaukee), president Bill Kelley (Harper), vice president Andrew Bollman (Sauk Valley), secretary Dr. Dee Boswell (Kaskaskia), and treasurer Jim Endress (Highland).

    Wadhwa, Anderson receive
    2014 Hartstein Award

    Trustees Jody Wadhwa (Oakton) and Richard Anderson (Lake County) were named co-recipients of ICCTA's 2014 Ray Hartstein Trustee Achievement Award during the association's June 6 annual banquet in Springfield. To view the full list of ICCTA's 2014 award winners, click here.

    2014 ACCT Leadership Congress

    The Association of Community College Trustees is bringing its annual Leadership Congress to Illinois this fall. More than 2,000 trustees, presidents and administrators from around the country and abroad are expected to attend. Session topics will include: strategic industry alliances and partnerships with K-12; student success and completion; innovation and technology; fundraising; serving at-risk and underserved populations; and effective board governance. For more information, click here.

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  • Map of ICCTA regions
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  • Suggested trustee readings
  • Diversity reference list
  • ICCTA seminar highlights
  • "Facts and Stats" and
         Data & Characteristics of
         Illinois community colleges
  • Illinois Public CC Act
  • The State of Community
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