Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon to Tour Harper Campus



 When:       Wednesday, September 28, 2011  1:00 PM

 Where:       Wojcik Conference Center W 302
                     Harper College

                     1200 W. Algonquin Road

                     Palatine, IL                    
 Who:          Sheila Simon, Illinois Lieutenant Governor

                     Dr. Ken Ender,President Harper College

                     Dr. Nancy Robb, Superintendent, High School District 211                     

                     Dr. Judy Marwick, Provost, Harper College

                     Sheila Quirk, Chief of Staff, Harper College


What:         Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon will explore Harper's
                    innovative high school partnership program which tests high
                    school students for college readiness in their junior year and
                    aligns high school courses with the college's curriculum.

                    The Lieutenant Governor will also tour Harper's nationally
                    acclaimed simulation hospital which provides state-of-the-art
                    training for nursing students.

Lt. Gov.Simon is touring the state's 48 community colleges to
                    tout the benefits of Illinois community colleges and share best
                    practices for workforce training and increasing student completion