Education Career Day today

LLCC is hosting its 17th annual Education Career Day for students today, Feb. 12, from 9 a.m. to noon in A. Lincoln Commons. Students interested in education as a career are encouraged to attend the event, which provides participants the opportunity to obtain in-depth information about transferring with their associate degrees to earn bachelor’s degrees in education from various four-year institutions.

Education Career Day, Feb. 12

LLCC is hosting its 17th annual Education Career Day for students on Tuesday, Feb. 12 from 9 a.m. to noon in A. Lincoln Commons. Students interested in education as a career are encouraged to attend the event, which provides participants the opportunity to obtain in-depth information about transferring with their associate degrees to earn bachelor’s degrees in education from various four-year institutions.

Constitution Day presentation today

LLCC Social Sciences will host a Constitution Day presentation entitled “The Constitution and Democracy: A Discussion” today from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Trutter Center on the LLCC-Springfield campus. The speaker will be LLCC Professor of Political Science Chris McDonald, Ph.D.

Constitution Day, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Trutter Center. The Constitution and Democracy: A Discussion by Chris McDonald, Ph.D., professor of politcal science

Constitution Day presentation tomorrow

LLCC Social Sciences will host a Constitution Day presentation entitled “The Constitution and Democracy: A Discussion” tomorrow from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Trutter Center on the LLCC-Springfield campus. The speaker will be LLCC Professor of Political Science Chris McDonald, Ph.D.

Constitution Day, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Trutter Center. The Constitution and Democracy: A Discussion by Chris McDonald, Ph.D., professor of politcal science

Diversity of School and Society class completes community project, “Kicking It for YMCA”

LLCC students from Dr. Taiebeh Hosseinali’s Diversity of School and Society class recently completed their community outreach/make a difference project, “Kicking It for YMCA.” The students collected outdoor play items for the YMCA summer camp and after school sites.

LLCC students collecting outdoor play equipment for YMCAStudents designed the project and were responsible for marketing and placing collection boxes at Rochester First Baptist, Silverleaf Children’s Academy in Rochester, Bank and Trust Company in Rochester and Hampton’s Inn. They collected sidewalk chalk, bubbles, Frisbees, balls and jump ropes. In addition, they raised over $200 in cash that they used to purchase a volleyball and badminton net and an assortment of outdoor play equipment.

K-9 demonstration today

The criminal justice K-9 demonstration originally scheduled to take place last week will now be held today, May 2. It will take place in the grassy area in front of Menard Hall at approximately 12:30 p.m. LLCC community members are welcome to watch the demonstration.

K-9 demonstration tomorrow

The criminal justice K-9 demonstration originally scheduled to take place last week will now be held tomorrow, May 2. It will take place in the grassy area in front of Menard Hall at approximately 12:30 p.m. LLCC community members are welcome to watch the demonstration.

LLCC approved as an entitled institution for Gateways to Opportunity Credentials

LLCC has been approved as an entitled institution through 2023 for the Gateways to Opportunity ECE Credential – Levels 2, 3 and 4; Infant Toddler Credential – Levels 2, 3 and 4; and Illinois Director Credential – Level 1. As an entitled institution, students at LLCC have the opportunity to qualify for state recognized credentials as they take courses or complete a degree through LLCC Early Childhood Education.

LLCC is among a select group of institutions in Illinois to be entitled for the Gateways to Opportunity Credentials. All Gateways to Opportunity Credentials have competencies that reflect multiple professional standards, including National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the Illinois Professional Teaching Standards.