National Louis University Receives $1.19 million Early Childhood Faculty Preparation Grant

We are excited to share that Conlon Public Strategies client National Louis University is one of four Illinois universities to receive an Early Childhood Faculty Preparation grant from the Illinois Board of Higher Education. The grant will support NLU’s efforts to expand the state’s pool of early childhood providers and increase faculty diversity in the field.


In announcing the award, Senator Mattie Hunter stated, “By supporting the development of a diverse and well-prepared early childhood faculty, we are investing in the future success of our children and communities. I am thrilled to see National Louis University receive this funding to help students pursue their passion for teaching while filling a need in our state.”