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Remote Learning Doesn't Stop Student Success!

Congratulations Students of the 4th Quarter!

There is no doubt this 4th Quarter has been the most unprecedented - not just at KACC - but throughout my entire career in education. With all the uncertainty, minute to minute changing dynamics coupled with the move to Remote Learning, our students at here at the Kankakee Area Career Center rose to the challenge - and in a big way. Plans are underway to host a virtual Student Awards Ceremony later this month.  While . . .

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A note from Gina Horn

Picture of nail designs by Gina Horn

Owner Meraki Nail Bar, Frankfort

Hearing from former students absolutely never gets old.  Learning where their hard work, dedication and KACC education has taken them is very fulfilling.  Former Cosmetology student, Gina Horn, dropped an email note of reflection which we wanted to share: I NEVER imagined being a nail technician. I always wanted to do something with art, but never thought it would be on a tiny canvas. At 15 years old, I told my . . .

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Even During Covid-19, There Are Good Jobs!

Official Logo for Urban Farmer

Take a Look at Urban Farmer

Yes, there are opportunities to work, even during this pandemic.  Urban Farmer in Manteno, Illinois is continuing its unprecedented growth.  According to Mr. John Keigher, they are adding new production lines and in need of 50+ additional members for the Urban Farmer Team.  He says "these are perfect positions for high school and college students.  We have had some high school seniors who have done very . . .

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Law Enforcement Students practicing CSI Team skills

TeamKACC 2020 to Compete at SkillsUSA

Plan Prepare Execute

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

Computer Aided Drafting

Drafting + 3D Design

The Drafting + 3D Design program at the Career Center is a two-year program offered to juniors and seniors.  Even though this course . . .

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

Course Description

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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