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First Semester - It was a good one!

If anyone had told me first semester would go as fast as it has, I'm not sure I would have believed me.  As the saying goes, it was like a "blink of an eye" and it was Winter Break.   If you have been following us on this website and on social media,  you already know I am putting an emphasis on highlighting our wonderful students, faculty and programs offered. At his time, I . . .

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Fire Fighter Peer Support Team

Mary Robbins, Manteno Firefighter/Paramedic speaks to KACC Students about Northern Illinois Fire Fighter Peer Support Team

Thanks Manteno Fire District and ILFFPS

Firefighter/Paramedic, Mary Robbins, of the Manteno Fire Protection District is also the Northern Regional Coordinator for the Illinois Fire Fighter Peer Support (ILFFPS).  Firefighter Robbins came to KACC to speak with the Fire-Rescue-EMS and Law Enforcement students about the Peer Support Program.  Those who choose to enter public service as emergency responders are often subjected to many stressors and pressures . . .

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KACC Welding Instructor Position Opening

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Position Title:         Welding Instructor Position Type:        Full-time Teaching Position Position Summary:    KACC is looking for a Welding Technology Instructor who will provide exceptional welding technology instruction and help students develop academic and technical skills needed to transfer on to post-secondary education and/or the welding . . .

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A Path to NUCOR

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Chief Metallurgist and Melt Shop Electrical Supervisor visit KACC

KACC students had the unique opportunity to hear from two fine team members from NUCOR Steel Kankakee.  Caitlin Widdicombe, Chief Metallurgist and Chris Widdicombe, Melt Shop Supervisor came to KACC and spent an entire day meeting with groups of students from a variety of curriculum areas.   Director Kelley and Principal Guerin believe opening the opportunity to this variety of students because many of . . .

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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 . . .

Take a Minute Update - A Fresh Look

When we come across an informative and interesting article or video, we will post a link within this short article. Since this particular . . .

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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