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.


  • Schedule and registration info
  • June 6 ICCTA board agenda
  • 2015 award nominees
  • Thank you to our sponsors:
          ⚬ Legat Architects
          ⚬ Robbins Schwartz
          ⚬ William Rainey Harper College
          ⚬ OpTerra Energy Services
          ⚬ Highland Community College
          ⚬ Illinois Community College System
          ⚬ Jody Wadhwa
  • Sponsorship opportunities

  • May 21 Action Alert (SB 1344)
  • Lobby Day fact sheets
  • April 28 Legislative Report
  • Mid-year reductions by college
  • Governor's FY16 budget request
  • Baccalaureate degrees and
         Illinois community colleges
  • 2015 state and federal legislative goals
  • Legislator-by-college list and maps

  • April Board Highlights
  • 2015 Community College Act and
         related statutes order form
  • Welcome to the Board handbook
  • ICCTA Bylaws
  • Past ICCTA seminar highlights
  • Best practices in diversity programs
  • Guidelines for board self-evaluation

  • 2015 ICCTA Lobby Day issues:
    funding, student aid, local control

    Community college advocates met in Springfield on April 29 to speak with legislators about state funding, student financial aid, and local governance. Participants included ICCTA president William Kelley (right), who met with Sen. Pat McGuire, chair of the Illinois Senate Higher Education Committee, and ICCTA legislative associate Jessica Nardulli.

    DACC hosts 2015 PAAC

    Danville Area Community College was the site of this year's ICCTA Professional Administrative Assistants Conference. Nearly two dozen board secretaries and executive assistants participated in the April 15-17 event, which featured professional-development sessions and roundtable discussions on board goverance and administration.

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