and welcome from ICNS!
OUR MISSION IS TO BE AN ADVOCATE FOR
ICNS is the voice of nonpublic education
in Illinois, ensuring that policy and advocacy agencies
are monitored and give a voice as funding and
regulations are formulated downstate. We at ICNS are
committed to continue our strong advocacy for Illinois
nonpublic schools locally, in Springfield and nationally
through our work with the Council of American Private
This mission is critical this year as we
work to continue the Tax Credit Scholarship Program for
Illinois. We cannot do this without the collective
effort of nonpublic schools across the state. School
membership dues are critical to our success, however,
our dues are not enough to sustain this work. We rely on
additional donations to remain the voice of nonpublic
education in Illinois.
- Work to
restore funding to the Textbook
Block Grant, Educational Improvement
and School Safety Block Grant and
the Parent/Guardian Transportation
- Continue our
efforts to support, work to protect,
and improve the $100 Million Invest
in Kids Act.
well-informed of any legislation,
rules or regulations associated with
early childhood, elementary and high
school so ICNS can react.
- Maintain a
smooth and cooperative relationship
between the Illinois State Board of
Education (ISBE) and nonpublic
schools to ensure an effective state
recognition program for nonpublic
Donate to ICNS today and help us
ensure nonpublic schools
continue to have a voice in
For questions, contact: Judy, ICNS
Membership & Communication
form below if you wish to donate online.
Thank you for your generosity - we are grateful for your support of ICNS.
A donation acknowledgement receipt will be emailed to you.