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History Integral to Understanding

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History is always an integral component to understanding and learning.  KACC Fire-Rescue-EMR Instructor incoporated history into his curriculum having his students complete research papers on the horrific and historical Our Lady of the Angels school fire which occurred December 1, 1958; taking the lives of 92 children and 3 nuns. To compliment what they learned through research, Mr. Leeson invited John Doyle to KACC to . . .

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Chemistry in Cosmetology

Cosmetology students

KACC Phase I Cosmetology students began a chapter on Chemistry.  It may sound weird to many, but Chemistry does, in fact, help the stylist use a variety of products to improve the personal well-being of the client. This past week, student learned all about matter.   The three forms of matter (solid, liquid and gas) were reviewed.  To delve more into the subject, students were instructed to demonstrate and witness the . . .

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Professional Day in Drafting + 3D Design

John Evans talks to students

Long-time partner from the business community, BIMBA Manufacturing once again provided KACC Drafting + 3D Design students with a good look into the real world of work. KACC Instructor, Steve Kelley, creates an opportunity, he refers to as "Professional Day" into his curriculum.  On these days, students are asked to dress as if they were going into the workplace (it's always great to see young adults dressed for . . .

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Annie Murphy Receives Golden Apple Award!

KACC Student from Manteno High School

Some students just have the knack for going the extra mile.  When this happens, we want to share their stories. One example is Annie . . .

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Thank You Manteno Veterans' Home!

From KACC C.N.A. Training Program

How appropriate: It's National Nurses and C.N.A. Week when the Kankakee Area Career Center (KACC) extends sincere thanks to the Manteno . . .

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Drafting + 3D Design

Manual drafting and computer aided drafting (CAD)  allows an individual to take an idea and transfer it to a drawing. This drawing is . . .

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KACC School of Cosmetology Salon Open to Public!

One of the many unknown gems of the Kankakee Area Career Center is our Full Service Salon.  This salon is a very important part of our . . .

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Construction Technology

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Students in Construction Technology build and maintain structures ranging from rough scaffolds, residential electric and concrete forms to . . .

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The primary purpose of the Kankakee Area Career Center is to meet vocational/ technical education needs of the regional high school students. . . .

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Kankakee Area Career Center4083 N 1000 W Road

PO Box 570Bourbonnais, IL 60914

815-939-4971Fax: 815-939-7598

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