Town Square Series

"Advance Illinois: Every Student Counts – 
The State We’re In 2016-2017"


Date: Jan. 24, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m.

Crimi Auditorium in the Institute for Collaboration  |  1347 Prairie St., Aurora

Illinois has set an ambitious target for college completion: 60% of working adults will hold a degree or credential by 2025. Join us as experts examine Advance Illinois’ recently released report on public education in Illinois “Every Student Counts: The State We’re In 2016-2017.” The discussion will provide an update on student performance from preschool to postsecondary and offer a snapshot as to how Illinois compares nationally in key areas of student success in preparing the future workforce.

Thomas Arnett, Senior Research Fellow, Clayton Christensen Institute
Lew Collens, President Emeritus, Illinois Institute of Technology
Steven P. Jones, PhD, Professor, Missouri State University
Ginger Ostro, Executive Director, Advance Illinois

Rebecca L. Sherrick, PhD, President, Aurora University