Vision Statement

The Illinois League for Nursing will be the premier professional organization for nurse educators and nurses dedicated to excellence in nursing education to meet the healthcare needs of the population of Illinois.  

Mission Statement

The Illinois League for Nursing (ILN) will support and implement the mission and core values of the National League for Nursing. It will promote excellence in nursing education to build a strong and diverse nursing workforce to advance the health of Illinoisans.

ILN News and Announcements

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ILN Featured in The Nursing Voice

The ILN was featured in the June 2016 issue of The Nursing Voice, the official publication of the Illinois Nurses Foundation. Check out the June issue here!
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Thank you to everyone who participated in the ILN's Inaugural Conference!

You can now download and view presentations from the conference here:

Population Health and Primary Care (Ryndak October 2015)

The Changing Landscape of Acute Care Nursing (Prater October 2015)

The Affordable Care Act in Illinois (Siani October 2015)

Strategies in Student Clinical Learning (Cahill October 2015)

Photos from the event are below.

IL Carmella Mikol IL Sara Kimble, Arlene Ryndak, Marsha Prater IL Carmella Mikol, Marsha Adams, Edna Hudson, Dunia Iordan IL Arlene Ryndak and Sara Kimble IL Ruth Fiedler, Margie Williams, Carmella Mikol IL Marsha Prater 2 IL Cynthia Reese, Chris Hammerlund, Marsha Prater, Sara Levin IL Maureen Cahill, Marsha Prater, Sara Levin, Arlene Ryndak IL Alicia Siani IL Sara Kimble, Arlene Ryndak, Marsha Prater IL participants at conference