The Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN) is a consortium open to all 39 Illinois community college Districts. Formed in 2008 through an intergovernmental agreement, IGEN’s mission is to provide a platform for collaboration among all Illinois community colleges and their partners to drive growth of the clean energy economy and green workforce. IGEN’s vision is for the Illinois community college system to be a global leader in transforming the economy and education for a sustainable future.
Consider a membership in the Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN) and discover…..
how a multi-college collaborative sustainability initiative can transform college planning, development and curriculum.
how IGEN builds innovative partnerships, open communication and collaborative curriculum to transform higher education.
how to rapidly advance green job training opportunities and foster green economic development.
As a member college of the network, Illinois community college districts are eligible for funding and participation. The following are membership options:
General Member Any community college district is annually eligible to be a general member of the network with a commitment to $3,000 in annual dues, resulting in eligibility for up to $5,000 in salary offsets and/or project funding.
Member with Lead Status Any member is annually eligible for lead status, which is granted to any member committing to $10,000 in annual dues. Lead status qualifies members for receipt of up to $15,000 in salary offset and/or project funding.