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Matthew J. Stanton

Contact me: trustee.stanton@clcillinois.edu

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Training Citations

  • Completed State-Mandated Leadership Training for Community College Trustees Public Act 99-0692 (Senate Bill 2157) in June 2017

Matthew Stanton, of Gurnee, was elected to the Board of Trustees in April 2017. An attorney and faculty member at Kent College of Law, Mr. Stanton received an associate degree from the College of Lake County, a bachelor’s degree from Columbia College, and a law degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Chicago-Kent College of Law. Besides practicing law, Mr. Stanton has worked as a public school teacher and academic advisor, as well as having worked in the building trades from a young age.

Mr. Stanton’s civic involvement includes being a past executive board member of both Chicago Media Watch and the Great Lakes Adaptive Association. He is a trained volunteer for the ParentWISE program of Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago.