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Courses - Fall 2018

ACC 153-002 Lecture

ACC 153 Online

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Leslie A. W. Van Wolvelear, CPA, CGMA

Co-Chair and Student Advisor for Accounting Program
Professor of Accounting
Office:  DP 3610
Phone: (847) 376-7135

Office Hours: Fall 2018

 Accounting Tutoring Hours

Why You Should Petition for Graduation


Welcome to my Oakton home page. I have been an instructor of Accounting at Oakton since 1999 and have been teaching online since 2004.

My non-professional interests include scrapbooking, exercise, gardening, reading, crossword puzzles, and suduko.


Associate in Arts - Business Administration from Harper College
Bachelor of Science in Accounting from University of Illinois at Chicago
Bachelor of General Studies in Computer Science from Roosevelt University
Master of Science in Accounting from Roosevelt University
Masters in Online Teaching Certificate from the University of Illinois - Springfield
Certified Public Accountant
Chartered Global Management Accountant
In Progress - Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Leadership with a Focus in Online Education from American College of Education

Honors received:

2012 - Illinois CPA Society Outstanding Educator Award for two-year schools. 
2016 - Nominated for Instructional Technology Council (ITC) Outstanding eLearning Faculty Award
2017 - Nominated for Oakton Community College
Ray Hartstein Excellence in Teaching Award
2017 - Awarded merit lane recognition and the title of Distinguished Professor by Oakton's Board of Trustees

Accounting certification links:

Association Name
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)

Last Update:  August 15, 2018
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