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Ending the Isolation and Stigma of Career and Technical Education

Folks who know me well have heard me time and time again discussing the relevance of all students, not just KACC students , being “ career ready.”    The information below, contained in a report from CCSSO’s Task Force on Improving Career Readiness, specifically the portion on ending the Sigma and Isolation of Career Education may help to enlighten students, parents, and the education community as . . . read more

Happy Birthday Parties at KACC

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Fun Times at KACC's School of Cosmetology!

Lots of laughs, giggles and smiles when KACC's School of Cosmetology has a birthday party in the house! Moms and Dads have discovered how fabulous KACC's Salon is to host a a children's birthday party. One of our KACC staff recently had her 8-year old granddaughter's birthday and shared some pictures with words of . . . read more

Oct 6, 2015

KACC Fire-Rescue Class Takes on Community Project

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Accepting 9-Volt or AA Battery donations

During this time of year, it is especially important to have smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms in good working order because of the increased risk of home fires and carbon monoxide poisonings. The KACC Fire-Rescue class will be collecting batteries (9-volt please) and then turning them over to our local fire department to . . . read more

About Us

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

Child Development/Preschool

There is a growing need for excellent child care professionals in the workforce.  When you think about it, most people at some time in . . .

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.  . . .

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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Drafting + 3D Design Professional Day at KACC

Gaines Hall, local Architect and Senior Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, came to the Kankakee Area Career Center to speak . . .

Feb 22, 2015

Law Enforcement Instructor Shares Vision

Don Barber

As KACC's Law enforcement instructor, Mr. Barber does a great deal with his class.  His program is over the course of two school years, . . .

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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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