TITLE 23: EDUCATION AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
SUBTITLE A: EDUCATION
CHAPTER XIX: ILLINOIS STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
PART 2774 COLLEGE PLANNING ACT
SECTION 2774.15 DEFINITIONS


 

Section 2774.15 Definitions

 

"College Illinois Corps!" − For purposes of implementing the College Planning Act [110 ILCS 17], the College Illinois Corps! shall be referred to as the ISACorps.

 

"College Planning Program" or "Program" Services or assistance administered by ISAC as described in the College Planning Program Agreement and in Section 25 of the College Planning Act.

 

"College Planning Program Agreement" or "Agreement" An agreement, in writing, involving ISAC, participating students and the student's custodial parent or guardian.

 

"College Planning Counselor" A staff member of ISAC's College Access and Outreach Division with primary responsibility for providing services to students within designated community college districts.

 

"Custodial guardian" An individual, other than a natural or adoptive parent, that has been awarded or exercises custody over a student in the following ways:

 

Custody granted by order of a court of competent jurisdiction to a person with whom the pupil resides for reasons other than to have access to the educational programs of the district.

 

Custody exercised under a statutory short-term guardianship, provided that, within 60 days after the pupil's enrollment, a court order is entered that establishes a permanent guardianship and grants custody to a person with whom the pupil resides for reasons other than to have access to the educational programs of the district.

 

Custody exercised by an adult caretaker relative who is receiving aid under the Illinois Public Aid Code for the pupil who resides with that adult caretaker relative for purposes other than to have access to the educational programs of the district.

 

Custody exercised by an adult who demonstrates that, in fact, he or she has assumed and exercises legal responsibility for the pupil and provides the pupil with a regular fixed night-time abode for purposes other than to have access to the educational programs through ISAC.

 

"Nonpublic school" For the purposes of this Part, an educational institution other than a public school that is recognized by the Illinois State Board of Education and provides enrollment to middle school or secondary school students.

 

"Postsecondary degree" A degree awarded as the result of a program of study at any postsecondary institution that is equivalent to a baccalaureate degree or higher and is awarded by a four-year university or college upon completion of a program of study of at least eight semesters of qualifying postsecondary coursework.