blog posts Announcing the 2021 Professional Staff Leadership Academy Cohort Jan 20, 2021 8:30 am86 views We are delighted to announce the selected participants for the 2021 Professional Staff Leadership Academy (PSLA), formerly called the Academic Professional Leadership Program (APLP). As a reminder, APLP was redesigned this year to include both academic professional and civil service staff so we changed the name to reflect that. Apply Now for the System Offices Educational Funding Program Feb 1, 2021 8:00 am60 views The System Offices Educational Funding Program is now accepting applications! System Office Academic Professional and Civil Service employees who meet the eligibility requirements and are in a degree seeking program may apply. Employees may receive up to $2,500 toward the pursuit of a degree related to their current position. Requests may include multiple years (up to three) for multi-year programs for a total of up to $7,500 per person. 2021 Distinguished Employee Leadership and Team Awards Apr 16, 2021 10:00 am130 views We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Distinguished Employee Leadership and Team Awards! Professional Staff Leadership Academy Oct 4, 2021 11:15 am83 views The Professional Staff Leadership Academy is a system-wide leadership program for academic professional and civil service employees meant to foster and sustain a culture of exceptional, dynamic, and transformational leadership at all levels throughout the University of Illinois System.