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2024 ICTA Convention

Theme: In the Loop

Event Location: Wojcik Conference Center at Harper College

Palatine, Illinois

Put the dates in your calendar: September 19-21, 2024

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

What is ICTA?

ICTA is a professional association for high school and higher education teachers and coaches of communication, speech, debate, theatre, and media.

Mission Statement

The Illinois Communication and Theatre Association cultivates teaching, learning, service, and advocacy by supporting and developing educators through innovative pedagogies and promoting and advancing public discourse knowledge and skills as integral to learning and life-long citizenry. 

Vision Statement

The Illinois Communication and Theatre Association envisions a future in which communication and public discourse is understood as practical and necessary for developing competencies in professional and personal contexts.   


City Colleges of Chicago: Full-Time Speech and Theater Faculty position

This position emphasizes speech, with theater possible.

(Newly posted April 24, 2024)

DEADLINE for applications: May 15, 2024

Lincoln Land Community College seeks an Adjunct Communication Instructor for the Spring Semester. Click here for the job posting. 


We are not aware of any opportunities at this time. 

Calendar of Events

2023 Convention

Sept 14-16, 2023: the ICTA Annual Convention was held at Heartland Community College, Normal, IL.

2024 Convention

Sept 19-21, 2024: the ICTA Annual Convention will be held at the Wojcik Conference Center at Harper College, Palatine, IL.

Illinois Communication and Theatre Association

C/O Edward Schwarz

Prairie State College

202 S. Halsted St.

Chicago Heights, IL 60411 


Joining us gives permission to share any photos or video taken at conference or shared by other members. We need to advocate for ourselves and our students' futures in Illinois in the areas of communication and theatre. If you wish to not have a photo published on the web, please contact illinoiscta@gmail.com