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Saturday, February 25
8:45 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Grayslake Campus
19351 W. Washington St.
Grayslake, IL 60030-1198

Register (Pre-Registration Required)


If you will be dropped off, please come to the doors at the A Wing entrance.


Please park in lot 4 or 5 closest to the A Wing. You can access this parking lot by taking Brae Loch Road to Lancer Lane to College Drive. This is closest to the CLC entrance at Brae Loch Road and Route 45 entrance.
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For more information, contact the Associate Dean of Biological and Health Sciences division at (847) 543-2394 or If you need to cancel, please send an email to open sessions for those on the waiting list.

STEM is sponsored by the College of Lake County and supported by a Perkins Postsecondary Grant.


  • 8:45-9:15 a.m. – Check-In (Room A013)
  • 9:15-9:45 a.m. – Welcome (Room A011)
  • 10-11 a.m. – Select one of the following:
    • How to Encourage Your Daughter Now (with a hands-on workshop)
    • STEM Scholarships
    • Transfer and Articulation Agreements
  • 11:10-12:10 p.m. – Select one of the following:
    • STEM Scholarships
    • How to Encourage Your Daughter Now (with a hands-on workshop)
    • Dual Credit/College Readiness
  • 12:10-1:10 p.m. – Lunch
    • College of Lake County representatives will be available to answer questions regarding specific programs offered at the college.
  • 1:20-2:20 p.m. – Select one of the following:
    • How to Encourage Your Daughter Now (with a hands-on workshop)
    • Dual Credit/College Readiness
  • 2:30-3 p.m. – Closing Remarks and Raffle (Room A011)


  • STEM Scholarships: Finding Money for College
    This interactive workshop will teach parents how to effectively search for scholarships that will help pay for college. A search for internship opportunities will also be covered and a list of scholarship sites will be provided to workshop participants.
  • Dual Credit/College Readiness
    Learn more about the ways high school students can earn CLC credit. Dual Credit courses are CLC courses that are offered at a high school, Lake County High School Technology Campus, or CLC. When you successfully complete a dual credit course, you earn both high school and college-level credits for the same course. College readiness will cover the importance of going to college, types of colleges and degree programs, how to prepare for college, and what colleges look for in applicants.
  • Transfer Pathways and Planning
    Transfer planning begins as early as junior high and high school for those who plan to attend the College of Lake County and transfer to a four year institution to earn a bachelor’s degree. Come learn about the transfer pathway opportunities offered at CLC, as well as about the transfer resources available at CLC, and how your student can use these resources to their advantage to achieve their ultimate educational goals.
  • College of Lake County - Panel Q & A
    Learn first-hand from College of Lake County faculty and staff what it takes to be a successful STEM student. They will share the education paths within their fields as well as how to start preparing now by taking the right courses in high school.