P.A.C.E. is a two-year, post-secondary certificate program offered by the acclaimed National College of Education (NCE) at National Louis University (NLU). The program, located at the new NLU campus in Skokie, Illinois, is designed to meet the transitional needs of for students 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 on-campus programs in the country that integrates formal instruction in academics, career preparation, life skills and socialization into a curriculum to prepare students for independent living. 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.