Professional Development

Illinois Tech Office of Human Resources encourages all of our employees to seek out and partake in professional development. As such we are pleased to provide you with a wide variety of opportunities and materials to assist you in achieving your goals:

Academic Impressions bring higher education-specific professional and leadership development to our institution. As members, faculty and staff can now access a wide range of online professional development opportunities, at no cost. Simply log in using your Illinois Tech Single Sign On email address and passwords. For instructions on how to log in, please view the step by step guide below. If you have any questions about the training, please Contact Your Account Manager, Breanne Holloway with any questions that you may have. You may also reach out to your human resources rep, please select the Employee Relations contact for your department for more information.


Contact Your Account Manager
Breanne Holloway 
720.988.1252 to schedule a 30-minute call with Breanne

Several resources are available for Illinois Tech employees looking to learn more about our benefit offerings, as well as benefits in general:

  • For an overview of what’s available to benefit eligible faculty and staff, consider watching last year’s Open Enrollment video, available on the main Benefits page of our website.
  • For in-depth information on all of our offerings, as well as to learn more about the added perks and discount programs available through most all of our vendors, consider watching the videos from the recent Maximizing Your Benefits series, available on the Benefit Resources* page of our website (please note that accessing this page requires login with IIT credentials).
  • For general information on employee benefits broken down in short, easily digestible videos, visit the Benefit Resources* page of our website. Most videos are three minutes or shorter in duration.

*Please Note: Accessing the Benefit Resources* page requires login with IIT credentials.

Illinois Tech is dedicated to the continuous development and enhancement of our institution, including our students, faculty, and staff, with a strong focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). To support this commitment, we provide DEI training for all members of the Illinois Tech community at the time of their hire and subsequently on an annual basis. Furthermore, we encourage our community to engage with a range of additional resources available to reinforce and expand their understanding and practices of DEI, which you can find here.

If you are a resident of Chicago, and a Chicago Public Library cardholder, you now have access to LinkedIn Learning, free of charge. LinkedIn Learning is an industry leader in online training, covering a wide range of technical, business, software, and creative topics that you can learn at your own pace. Simply follow this link and follow the instructions provided. If you do not have a library card, you can do so by following these steps.

Illinois Tech is also pleased to offer a wide variety of tuition benefits as well. This includes tuition remission, Coursera tuition remission, tuition reimbursement, tuition exchange, and public service loan forgiveness. You can find more information on these options at the following link.