2019 Illinois 60 by 25 Network Conference

Plenary Session Presentations

This year’s 60 by 25 Conference featured many dynamic speakers from Illinois and across the country. Our engaging keynote speakers, Vela Institute, provided an interactive session on how local communities can use data to inform their goals and improve their work. Below you will find the presentations and materials from the sessions facilitated by the Vela Insitute as well as presentations about hot education topics in Illinois.

Local Community Efforts to Address Teacher Shortage

Policy Updates that Impact our Communities

Social & Emotional Learning: A Key Ingredient for Postsecondary Success

The Illinois 60 by 25 Equity Dashboard

– Review our dashboard that is coming soon!

Vela Institute: Data Activity Guide

Vela Institute: How to Make Data Actionable

Vela Institute: The Steps to Create a Data Analytic Model


Breakout Session Presentations

At this year’s 60 by 25 Conference, the Network Partners and dozens of speakers from across the state facilitated breakout sessions. Topics included making data actionable, leveraging local resources, and collective impact success stories. Below you will find the presentations and materials from these sessions.

Connecting Afterschool Programs to Community Organizations

Effective Employer Engagement

How to Use College & Career Pathway Endorsements

How to Build Strong Public-Private Partnerships

Middle School Career Exploration Efforts

Online Resources to Support Student Success

Understanding the Network Part IA

Understanding the Network Part IB

Understanding the Network Part 2

We Have 36 Career Pathways: What Does That Mean?

What is Data Good For?

What is Data Good For? Data Protocol Packet