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What is ICTA?

ICTA is a professional association for high school and higher education teachers and coaches of communication, speech, debate, theatre, and media.

Mission Statement

The Illinois Communication and Theatre Association cultivates teaching, learning, service, and advocacy by supporting and developing educators through innovative pedagogies and promoting and advancing public discourse knowledge and skills as integral to learning and life-long citizenry. 

Vision Statement

The Illinois Communication and Theatre Association envisions a future in which communication and public discourse is understood as practical and necessary for developing competencies in professional and personal contexts.   

"Advocacy Through [______________]"

Illinois Communication and Theatre Association's 2019 Convention

Sheraton Lisle Naperville Hotel

3000 Warrenville Road, Lisle, IL 60532

Registration is NOW OPEN!

Convention at a Glance

If  you have questions about the 2019 convention (Advocacy through [___________]), email President-Elect and Convention Planner Brian Rohman at bmrohma@ilstu.edu.

HOTEL INFORMATION:

PLEASE READ THIS INFORMATION BEFORE BOOKING YOUR ROOM

Don't forget to book your room! Please follow the instructions below to book a room at the conference hotel. We know there are several options that you can book; however, we are able to continue to provide our conference in the spaces that we are in because of your support by booking at the hotel. We also know there are options to book these rooms at a lower rate. We DO NOT get credit for rooms unless they are booked in the ways laid out below. We appreciate your support to ensure that ICTA can continue to host our annual convention. You can book your room in the following ways:

ONLINE

1. Click this link! 

2. Follow the instructions to book your room. NOTE: The default dates will book rooms from Wednesday - Sunday.

OVER THE PHONE

1. Call 800.325.3535

2. Ask for the Illinois Communication & Theater Association 2019 Convention room block/rate.

ALL RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2019!

Sponsorship Opportunity

ICTA is looking for sponsors for our upcoming convention. We offer ad space in our convention program, booth space to interact directly with our members at convention, as well as opportunities to be singled out as a Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum Sponsor. Please see our sponsorship form for more details. If you have any questions, please contact 2019 Convention Planner Brian Rohman at bmrohma@ilstu.edu

Upcoming events

Illinois Communication and Theatre Association

C/O Edward Schwarz

Prairie State College

202 S. Halsted St.

Chicago Heights, IL 60411 

Joining us gives permission to share any photos or video taken at conference or shared by other members. We need to advocate for ourselves and our students' futures in Illinois in the areas of communication and theatre. If you wish to not have a photo published on the web, please contact illinoiscta@gmail.com