Dr. Erika Hunt
OFFICE: DeGarmo Hall 317
OFFICE PHONE: (309)438-2725
DEPARTMENT PHONE: (309)438-5422
Coordinated a $6 million statewide initiative funded by The Wallace Foundation on transforming principal preparation, certification, professional development, and evaluation. Responsible for conceptualization and passage of a six-part leadership reform legislation (Public Act 094-1039) - that has since included $7 million in legislative funding - and legislation (P.A. 096-0903) that led to the redesign of all principal preparation programs in the state. Responsible for additional projects, including directing:
Responsible for grant writing, which has resulted in over $15 million in external funds brought into Center over tenure.