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Krystal Smith, A Positive Force at KACC

Krystal Smith, Academic Support Specialist

Rounding out of new KACC teammates in our Career Services Department is Krystal Smith, Academic Support Specialist.    Ms. Smith says she “has always enjoyed working with young people. I am grateful to be at the Career Center.”  Observing Ms. Smith in the halls and classrooms, everyone can see how genuinely she enjoys supporting students; helping them succeed at reaching their highest . . .

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Congratulations to KACC's October Positive Referral Students

Anthony D'Angelo once said, "Develop a passion for learning.  If you do, you will never cease to grow!"  Principal Guerin was absolutely blown away with the 64 positive referrals this month from teachers.  Each of these students have demonstrated positive attitude, accountability, self control, honesty and so much more.  The nominated students have made a positive impact on more than just their . . .

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Public Safety at its Best.

Deputy Powell speaking to Preschoolers about his police equipment.

Deputy Zach Powell Even Assigned a Little Homework.

KACC Preschool students had a special visitor in class today.  Kankakee County Sheriff's Deputy, Zach Powell, spoke to students about his career in public safety.  He explained who he was, what a police officer does, and of course, tips for their own personal safety and a little 9-1-1 information to boot. Deputy Powell brought some equipment to class and explained their uses and purpose.  Equipment included a . . .

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Thanks with a touch of Great Karma

Fire-Rescue-ERM Instructor Leeson, Chief Glenn, Assist Chief Gerdes and Principal Guerin

Once again, Kankakee Area Career Center’s Fire-Rescue-EMR program is the beneficiary of a wonderful gift from our community partners.  Ashkum Fire Chief, Jeff Glenn and the Ashkum Fire Board of Trustees donated a 1986 Pierce Fire Engine. This Fire Engine will be an awesome asset when it comes to training KACC Fire-Rescue-EMR students in all aspects of firefighting, including obtaining a water supply and fire apparatus . . .

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Law Enforcement Students practicing CSI Team skills

TeamKACC 2020 to Compete at SkillsUSA

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Skills USA ’s mission is “to empower members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American Citizens.” . . .

Computer Aided Drafting

Engineering and Design

The Engineering and  Design program at the Career Center is a two-year program offered to juniors and seniors.  Even though this . . .

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 . . .

Students having fun on KACC Globe at Front of School.

About Us

The primary purpose of the Kankakee Area Career Center (KACC) is to meet the  Career and Technical Education needs of regional . . .

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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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