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Illinois Regional Contacts

Welcome!

Our application review process is grounded in a holistic approach coupled with a commitment to college access. This means that understanding our applicants’ context is paramount to our work. To further this understanding, our admission directors are on regional teams. By focusing on a particular area of the world, we gain better insight into your high school and community settings.

We also hope these regional teams make it easier for you to find answers to your questions about admissions. Within a team, each member serves as a contact for a specific geographic area. To find your admissions contact, identify the area below where your high school is located. And please know that there is no pressure to reach out, as contacting our office has no impact on your application review or admission decision!

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- Onis, Chris, Alyssa and Julia

 

Regional Contacts

Updated 8/12/22

Region Staff Email
Illinois: North Shore, Evanston and Skokie Onis Cheathams
(She/Her)
Email
Illinois: City of Chicago (Selective Enrollment Schools) Alyssa Martinez
(She/Her)
Email
Illinois: City of Chicago (Independent Schools) Alyssa Martinez
(She/Her)
Email
Illinois: City of Chicago (Parochial and Religiously-Affiliated Schools) Alyssa Martinez
(She/Her)
Email
Illinois: City of Chicago (IB Schools) Julia Wallace
(She/Her)
Email
Illinois: City of Chicago (Charter Schools) Julia Wallace
(She/Her)
Email
Illinois: City of Chicago (excluding Selective Enrollment, Independent, Parochial and Religiously-Affliated, and IB Schools) Onis Cheathams
(She/Her)
Email
Illinois: Chicago (Northwestern and Western Suburbs) Chris Tokuhama
(He/Him)
Email
Illinois: Chicago (South and Southwest Suburbs) Onis Cheathams
(She/Her)
Email
Illinois: Chain of Lakes, Decatur and Champaign, Peoria, Quad Cities, Rockford County, Springfield, Southern Illinois Chris Tokuhama
(He/Him)
Email