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Youth Leadership Academy Youth Leadership Academy

Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders Today Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders Today

    • About Our Academy

      We engage and inspire youth to maximize their potential to become successful community leaders through the access and responsible utilization of post-secondary education.


      YLA offices are located at 410 Renner Drive, Elgin, IL 60123 (Building K, Room 109 at Elgin Community College). 

      YLA Office Hours

      • Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
        847-214-6910 or 847-214-6965
      • SUMMER OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 2:00pm (ECC campus is closed on Fridays during summer months)


      Questions about the YLA program may be directed to Dianha Ortega-Ehreth, YLA Executive Director at or Dr. Wes Scott, President of the YLA Board at


      Attention all YLA cadets!  Here is a link to your end-of-year online survey for April 30, 3016:



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