Collette Walton

Co-Director of Partnerships & Growth, 5Essentials
UChicago Impact

Collette Walton is an Assistant Director of Partner Relations for UChicago Impact LLC. She manages the implementation of the 5Essentials System for small to large school districts around the country, primarily in the Midwest and Northeast regions.

Prior to joining UChicago Impact, Walton worked as a project coordinator at Illinois Action for Children, a subcontractor of the Put Illinois to Work Initiative created by Governor Pat Quinn to create jobs and provide employment and training experience by linking low income parents and young adults with worksites in local communities.

Walton received her B.A. in communications with an emphasis on journalism and media studies from Northern Illinois University.