2024 ICCTA Lobby Day in Springfield

Shawn Boldt and Trish MurphyICCTA hosted its annual Community College Lobby Day at the Illinois State Capitol on May 2. Advocates talked with state lawmakers about how to expand educational opportunity through community college baccalaureate degrees, common course numbering, and dual credit. The Hon. Michael Halpin, co-chair of the Illinois Senate Higher Education Committee, joined the Trustees Association at the morning briefing.

Trustees and presidents also wore red-and-white stickers with the slogan For Every Student For Every Community in support of the new statewide branding campaign produced by the Illinois Community College Marketing Collaborative. 


Read about ICCTA's Lobby Day issues HERE

Want to learn more about ICCTA?

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Here are some ways to learn more about us:

  • Volunteer for an ICCTA committee
  • Attend an ICCTA educational seminar
  • Invite ICCTA to facilitate your board retreat or self-evaluation
  • Represent your college at an ICCTA board meeting
  • Participate in ICCTA Lobby Days in Springfield and Washington, D.C.
  • Host an ICCTA regional meeting on your campus
Click HERE for ICCTA's 2023-2024 leadership team


ICCTA is a proud partner in the Illinois Community College Marketing Collaborative. ICCMC has launched a new marketing campaign called “For Every Student, For Every Community” that highlights the benefits of community colleges and unites the state's 39 college districts under a single brand.

Watch for this logo and the new hashtags in advertising and social media posts:

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