iBi - August 2015

by Stevie Zvereva

In spring, the letters come in pairs. The offer of admission promises dreams come true; the financial aid letter serves as reality’s fine print. Can I afford to go? Will it be worth it? And increasingly: can I afford not to go? Just how high a price tag is a higher education worth?

Higher Education in Peoria

by Dr. Joyce Ann Shotick
University of Illinois Peoria Center

A plethora of higher education and technical training opportunities is available in the region.

Why Catholic Schools Do Well

by Jerry Sanderson
Diocese of Peoria

Parents are often unaware of the significant advantages offered by Catholic schools.

School is in Session!

by Jeff Griffin
Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce

A progress update on the Peoria Pathways to Prosperity initiative…

A Unique Setting for Learning

by Leslie Hancock and Jim Bixby
Peoria Regional Learning Center

At PRLC, “at-risk” students can achieve academic advancement that was inconceivable in a traditional school environment.

The P.E.R.F.E.C.T. Region

by Chris Kendall
Peoria Educational Region For Employment and Career Training

Our vision is to make career success a reality for all students in central Illinois.