Addison Trail students perform during IALAS Annual Statewide Conference

Photos 3, 4 and 5 by City Social

On April 12, members of the Addison Trail Ballet Folklórico Estilo México and the Mariachi de Addison Trail performed during the Illinois Association of Latino Administrators & Superintendents (IALAS) Annual Statewide Conference in Chicago.

The event focused on equity, leadership, education policy and the teacher pipeline through diverse breakout sessions and engaging discussions. The purpose was to collectively empower voices and take actionable steps toward advancing educational excellence. The Addison Trail students were the featured entertainment for the conference.

The mission of IALAS is “to provide authentic, high-quality learning opportunities for all students by promoting Latino leaders and building capacity among education leaders serving in Latino communities by advocating for responsive, informed policy development.” For more information, go to