The Illinois Council for History Education:
- Strives to promote collaboration amongst history educators at the middle school, secondary, and university levels.
- Promotes the development and implementation of effective history curricula
- Organizes conferences for history educators that combine content rich presentations with pedagogical strategies that can enhance classroom experiences
- Seeks to inform members of local, state, and national initiatives involving history education policy and works to insure that history remains a vital part of the school curriculum