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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.
Location:
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
Fees/Admission:
FREE
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