Network member since 2014

Our Mission

The Alignment Collaborative for Education (ACE) mission is to align community resources and collaborate with organizations in support of public school strategies to raise student achievement; create responsible, productive, and contributing members of our society; and advance the economic and social well-being of communities served by School District U-46 in Illinois.


The Alignment Collaborative for Education is a collective impact organization of business and community leaders from 11 communities working in partnership with School District U-46 to deliver a qualified, future workforce eager to live and work within their communities.


  • Career Pathways – Students will graduate career ready for postsecondary education and a global workplace.
  • Trauma Informed Care – Students will experience a holistic school environment that prioritizes the students’ social and emotional development as well as their academic success.
  • Early Education – Students will enter U-46 Kindergarten academically and socially prepared to be successful.

For additional information, visit the Alignment Collaborative for Education site.

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