Elisabeth M. Rocha is a workforce development professional who works with Illinois lawyers and subject matter experts to develop an innovative approach to continuing legal education in Illinois. Elisabeth is currently the manager of online learning at the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
Elisabeth believes that building training programs that validate industry competency and compliance while engaging the learner are the keys to successful online learning.
She developed a nationally recognized program to assist the Department of Defense and reduce costs associated with unemployment during one of the largest military drawdowns in history by engaging exiting military members with skills and resources to explore and develop career options.
Her work with the Northwest Edge resulted in the Washington State Office of Financial Management receiving the Eugene H. Rooney, Jr. Innovative Program Award in 2015 from the National Association of State Personnel Executives.
Elisabeth holds a bachelor’s degree in Workforce Education and Development from Southern Illinois University and a master’s degree in Adult Education and Training from the University of Phoenix.