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REGISTER NOW for CTBA 2016 Fiscal Symposium

Event Date and Time: 

September 20, 2016 - 8:30am to 11:30am

Event Location: 
Union League Club of Chicago
65 W. Jackson Blvd.—Main Lounge
Chicago , IL

The Importance of Public Education—a Sustainable Way to Fund it—to Illinois' Future

State Superintendent of Education Tony Smith, Ph.D. to Keynote CTBA Annual Symposium.  Superintendent Smith will expalin the role Illinois' K-12 educatoin systems plays in building a strong economi and how the budget uncertainty impacts state and local communities.  Our panel of distinguished legislators will respond and discuss what education and fiscal reforms are needed to move Illinois forward.


 Reserve your seat today by REGISTERING HERE 

Or To Register By Mail: Download and complete the REGISTRATION FORM. Mail your check and registration form to CTBA, Attn: Tracy Schonberger, 70 E. Lake Street, Suite 1700, Chicago, IL 60601 


  • Honorable William “Will” Davis (D-30), Chair of Approp, Elementary & Secondary Education
  • Honorable Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40), Chair of Senate Revenue Committee
  • Honorable Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4), Senate Majority Leader
  • Honorable Karen McConnaughay (R-33), Minority Spokesperson, Senate Transportation Committee
  • Honorable Robert W. Pritchard (R-70), Republican Spokesperson, Approp-Elementary & Secondary Education


Brandis Friedman, Chicago Tonight Correspondent and Content Producer will moderate the event.




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