ILSADE is on its way back! We are pleased to announce that the Illinois state chapter of NADE, which has been dormant for about 5 years, is coming back with new and motivated leaders and we hope that developmental educators from Rock Valley to Carbondale, Quincy to Danville, Chicago to Belleville, will be as excited as the new Board members are about this re-incarnation of the nation's founding state of the National Association of Developmental Education.
You can look forward to some new and exciting initiatives:
We look forward to building a membership and an association in which all Illinois developmental educators can be proud. Please take a moment and peruse our updated website.
MISSION: The Illinois Learning Specialist and Developmental Educators (ILSADE) exists to promote the improvement of learning assistance for adult learners at various levels of ability and in a variety of educational institutions throughout Illinois.
ILSADE focuses on the academic success of students by:
NADE's motto ("Helping underprepared students prepare, prepared students advance, and advanced students excel") is intended to convey the fundamental belief that developmental education services enhance academic, personal, and professional achievement for all learners.
Dr. Medea Rambish
Dean of Developmental Education and College Readiness, Waubonsee Community College
Immediate Past-President/Chair of Awards and Nominations Committee:
Math Instructor, Moraine Valley Community College
Developmental Mathematics Instructor, Moraine Valley Community College
Secretary, Learning Enrichment and College Readiness, Moraine Valley Community College
Chair of the Conference Committee:
Kishwaukee Community College
Communications and Outreach Officer/Chair of the Communications and Research Committee:
Michelle Yisrael, Kennedy-King Community College
Chair of the Adjunct Liaison Committee:
Chair of the Political Liaison Committee:
Dr. Frederick Cooper, Kankakee Community College
Chicago: Brandie Windham, Malcolm X
Northern: Aja Gorham, Triton College
West Central: Angie Conklin, Spoon River Community College
2-year Public: Robyn Schiffman, Illinois Valley Community College
4-Year Public: Pamm Ambrose, Illinois State University
Private: Jon Mladic, Rasmussen