Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy to Celebrate ELSA-Palooza 9

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Name: Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy to Celebrate ELSA-Palooza 9
Date: April 11, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
Event Description:
On Tuesday, April 11, Elmhurst College will host ELSA-Palooza 9, an annual celebration of the Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy (ELSA) and its post-secondary educational offerings for the special-education community. ELSA-Palooza 9 will celebrate the ELSA Class of 2017 and will feature a student showcase, allowing students to show off the projects they’ve been working on, along with a talent portion featuring musical performances by students. Student-led tours of campus and ELSA classrooms also will be offered throughout the event. ELSA-Palooza 9 will conclude with a performance by The Naturals, a Chicago-area band created by Maurice Snell and Terry Bracey, who are both autistic. ELSA-Palooza 9 will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 11, in the Founders Lounge of the Frick Center (190 Prospect Ave., Elmhurst, www.elmhurst.edu/campusmap). Admission is free and all are welcome. To RSVP, call (630) 617-3300 or email elsa@elmhurst.edu.

A four-year certificate program, ELSA provides a full-time, post-secondary educational experience to young adults with cognitive disabilities. The program emphasizes academics, work experience, and social and recreational experiences. On-campus housing is available for some ELSA students. Upon completion of the program, students are better prepared to hold a job and live with greater independence in the community or with their families. Federal financial aid is available for students who qualify. Elmhurst College is a leading four-year college that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Elmhurst College offers more than 60 undergraduate majors, 17 graduate programs, and degree-completion programs for busy adults. Elmhurst College is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education.
Elmhurst College Frick Center, Founders Lounge
190 S. Prospect Ave.
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, April 11
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
Barbara Sedlack
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