Lifelong Learning Programs
- Are you looking for a way to become more educated and gain enriching experiences? The Academy of Lifetime Learning is your resource to enjoy affordable educational experiences past the age of 50.
- These services include camps and youth programs for students to explore interests and grow as a learner. We offer a variety of opportunities to discover your passions.
- Our services and programs tailor to your learning style. Whether you’re looking for a small learning setting or a big conference, our lifelong learning programs will work to fit your needs.
We have over 20 years of experience in planning and hosting local, state and national conferences ranging from 1 day to week long events. Whether you wish to hold your conference locally or in a more metropolitan area, we have the capability to make your conference experience pleasant and profitable. This service partners with organizations to provide the following services: a planning needs assessment, facility and faculty coordination, instructional support, publicity, participant registration and much more. Visit our Conference Services and Event Planning page for more information.
We offer learning opportunities for those 50 and over. Topics offered range from history and art to health and cultural studies. Most workshops and courses are held locally and are taught by area experts in the field, while some are offered in an online setting. We also invite you to join over 1000 other area 50-and-overs in becoming a member of EIU’s Academy of Lifetime Learning. Visit our Academy of Lifetime Learning page for information on how to get involved with these programs.
We manage membership services including membership renewal, payments, conference planning and newsletter development and distribution. For the past 20 years we have managed local, statewide and national memberships for organizations with memberships in the thousands and those in the hundreds. Head over to our membership services page for more information.
Online Courses and Certification
Explore an interest, discover a new talent or complete a certificate program to upgrade your job skills without ever leaving home. There are a variety of options within this category of non-credit, so be sure to look at our entire listing located in our online courses and certifications section.
We offer face to face educational opportunities to acquire a new skill, advance a skill you already possess or explore a new interest area. Trainings include half day, all day, week long and multiple week / session options. All of the trainings are led by experts in the field and are reasonably priced.
We offer one day workshops, weekend seminars and weeklong camps for youth in a variety of subject areas. Each year we offer technology, art, music, career, engineering and many other educational opportunities for youth. There are plenty of options for camps and programs, so visit that page to see what others we have to offer.