Meet the Admission Team

Michele Brown, Director (View profile.)

Michele Brown, Director
Office: Room 1744 Des Plaines

B.A. Illinois State University, Normal, IL
M.A. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Amy Donash, Administrative Assistant

Rebel Campbell Barber, Student Recruitment and Outreach Specialist

Rebel Campbell
Office: Room 1750, Des Plaines

B.A. University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
M.A. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL

Rebel works with the following:
Glenbrook North
Glenbrook South
Maine Township High Schools
New Trier
Niles North
Niles West
Private High Schools
Adult Students interested in Computer and Information Technology, Public and Professional Business Services, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, and Manufacturing, Facilities and Automotive
Des Plaines campus visitors

Nicci Cisarik, Manager of Student Recruitment and Outreach

Nicci Cisarik
Office: Room 1741, Des Plaines

B.A. Dominican University, River Forest, IL
M.S. Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN

Nicci works with the following:
Campus events
Guaranteed admissions and pathways (such as the Engineering Pathways to UIUC and ICATT)
New Student Orientation
Student Ambassador Program
TargetX CRM

Marcela Gallegos, Student Recruitment and Outreach Assistant

Marcela Gallegos
Office: Room A100, Skokie

M.Ed. Loyola University Chicago

Marcela works with the following:
Evanston Township High School
Underrepresented student populations
Spanish speaking students
Skokie campus visitors
Adult Students interested in Fine, Performing and Applied Arts, Social and Behavioral Science & Education, Humanities and Languages

Karin Kushino, Student Recruitment and Outreach Assistant

Karin Kushino
Office: Room A100, Enrollment Center, Skokie

B.A. Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
M.A. DeVry University, Chicago, IL

Karin works with prospective students visiting the Skokie campus and students from the following:
Evanston Township High School
ESL completers transitioning to credit classes
GED completers transitioning to credit classes
Skokie campus visitors
Home-schooled students
Students completing prerequisites for Oakton’s limited enrollment health career programs


To schedule an appointment or tour, complete our appointment request form.
Room 1740, Des Plaines
Room A100, Enrollment Center, Skokie