Why CASA Kane County University?

Welcome to CASA Kane County University, an evolving portal of information, resources and training for our volunteers. Since you are what makes our child advocacy program successful, we want you to have easy access to the information and tools that will benefit you and the children that you so wonderfully serve.

CASA Kane County University is divided up into seven collegesTo read a brief description of each college, please click here to visit the Colleges page.

We value you, our volunteers, and believe you deserve the best possible support. The purpose of CASA Kane County University is to provide you that support.


CASA Kane County University Logo Explained

A logo (abbreviation of logotype), is a graphic mark, emblem, or symbol used to aid and promote public recognition. It identifies a business in its simplest form via the use of a mark or icon. It needs to have meaning. This brief document describes the CASA Kane County University logo.

The shield represents the protection that CASA Kane County provides to neglected and abused children. Its objective is to deflect all injustice.

Lion  (upper left-hand quadrant of shield)
A lion represents many things, depending on the context.  Overall though, it is most noted for courage, strength and power. Each of these is essential to the mission of CASA Kane County.

Ruler and Crayon  (upper right-hand quadrant of shield)
CASA Kane County represents children, many just becoming aware of and learning about the world around them.

Mortarboard  (lower right-hand quadrant of shield)
CASA Kane County also represents those who are graduating into new stages of their lives.

CASA Symbol  (lower left-hand quadrant of shield)
CASA is a national organization that supports and promotes court-appointed, volunteer advocacy, so every abused and neglected child in the United States can have a safe, permanent home and the opportunity to thrive.

Olive Branch
This is a symbol of peace for children and for all those who work to make children’s lives better.