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Get Your Skills On!!!

Once again, faculty and students here at the Kankakee Area Career Center (KACC) are gearing up for the annual Skills USA Competitions.  Depending on a student's course of study at KACC, there may be a written qualifying test to quality for State Competition in April. ANYONE who needs to take a   written test to qualify, must be aware of the following: BY JANUARY 13TH: 1.Turn in . . .

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ATF Officer Visit to KACC

KACC Law Enforcement and Fire-Rescue-EMR Students welcomed two visitors from the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) Department; Special Agent Jeff Marshall and his incredibly well-trained arson dog, Along with Zelda, Special Agent Marshall brought long guns and a variety of other weaponry for students to examine.  "This opportunity is rare for high school students, where they can inspect, hold and handle unloaded weaponry . . .

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Applying Yourself for the Future Workforce

With Ron Jackson

While this isn't the first time Ron Jackson has come to the Career Center to volunteer his time and share his expertise, his visit was greatly appreciated by our Law Enforcement students. Mr. Jackson spent an entire day with the Law Enforcement class, helping student learn more about both the "soft” skills  and "hard" skills required in today's workforce. Soft skills are the skills you often learn . . .

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Taking Fire-Rescue-EMR To College

Zack Hamman and AJ Hack, KACC Alumni

Two former KACC students returned for a quick visit over the Thanksgiving Holiday. Fire-Rescue-EMR Instructor, Ed Leeson, was delighted to see them and put them right to work, asking each to give an impromptu presentation on the transition from high school to college life. During the morning session, Zack Hamann, former KACC/Momence student spoke with students. Young Mr. Hamann has remained a member of the Grant Park Fire District . . .

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"It's Army Training Sir!'

While the article headline is a direct quote from the 1981 movie hit Stripes the training KACC Law Enforcement students received at the . . .

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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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Welcome Melinda Hogan and Emily Dahl!

Kankakee Area Career Center (KACC) students have a unique opportunity to work with Career Coaches - helping them develop a professional Career . . .

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Fire-Rescue Students Enter Fire Department Water-Ball Tournament

St. Anne Pumpkin Fest

KACC Instructor, Ed Leeson, was delighted to have some of his Fire-Rescue Students compete in the St. Anne Pumpkin Festival Water Ball . . .

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Fantastic Videos about Career and Technical Education

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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 . . .

Certified Nurse Assistant Training Program

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This course is designed to prepare individuals to function in the role of nursing assistants under the supervision of a licensed nurse.  . . .

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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 . . .

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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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