P.A.C.E. is a two-year, post-secondary certificate program offered by National Louis University (NLU). P.A.C.E. (Professional Assistance Center for Education) is designed to meet the transitional needs for young adults with multiple learning disabilities. The success of P.A.C.E. is reflected in the success of its alumni: more than 80 percent of the graduates are employed.
Created in 1986, P.A.C.E. is one of the leading residential-based programs in the country that integrates career preparation, life skills and socialization instruction into a curriculum that prepares students for independent living through experiential learning. Internationally recognized as a model for providing young men and women with the tools they need to transition successfully into the workplace and the community, P.A.C.E. offers a positive environment as they prepare for their next stage in life.
A new class of approximately up to 25 students is admitted each fall.
Information sessions include classroom visits on the Chicago campus, question and answer session with students, as well as a trip to the Lincoln Park dorm and dining hall. Tours take place while classes are in session, beginning at 1:00 p.m. on the Chicago campus in Room 6032, and conclude in the Lincoln Park dorm by 4:00 p.m.