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Professional Development Day and Scholarship Luncheon (PDDSL) is Now Open for Registration

The annual conference for REACh, Professional Development Day and Scholarship Lunch (PDDSL) will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Oakton Community College – Room 1608-1610.

This event is focused on further developing the professional skills of our members as well as acknowledge the hard work of our members over the past year.

The Carolyn Cooney REACh Your Goals scholarships will be awarded and recipients celebrated.

Please join us for dynamic speakers, reflect on the achievements of our members and to recognize scholarship recipients.

PDDSL Annual Conference
Thursday June 7, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Oakton Community College – Room 1608-1610

CFC RSVP to REACh Secretary, Sue Smith by May 14th. Non-CFC members: $60 registration payment at

Go to the PDDSL page

Every year, REACh announces up to four "Carolyn Cooney REACh Your Goals" $1,500 scholarships for the following academic year.

This program is designed to assist the growing number of adult learners, like you, who are returning to college.

REACh scholarships may be used towards the cost of attendance at your institution as determined by the financial aid department.

Go to the scholarship page

About REACh

REACh is a non-profit consortium of academic institutions representing technical, vocational, undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, as well as businesses, organizations and individuals committed to adult learners throughout the Chicagoland area.

Central to our mission is providing adult learners with information and accessibility to educational and financial resources that promote their personal growth and professional advancement.

Our members include academic institutions representing undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, technical, online, and vocational programs as well as financial institutions, and civic minded corporations. The association was formally incorporated in 1988 and has grown to include approximately 50 member institutions throughout the greater Chicago metropolitan area.


Let REACh work with you to plan an education fair for your employees at no cost. REACh helps you coordinate the event from start to finish and will come to your company's site. This is a great opportunity for companies that provide tuition reimbursement. You can combine this with your company's Benefits Fair, or have it separately. The choice is up to you!
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