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We're Positive About our Students

Lucas Papineau on left, giving Taylor Wolter a gift card as an award.

Banner month for students getting caught doing something good! There were well over 100 names submitted to Mr. Papineau and I for positive referrals.  My guess is, Workplace Excellence is having yet another positive effect within our hallways and classrooms. Even though the monthly raffle is a  random draw from students who received a positive referral, all three students are a part of the Law Enforcement program. . . .

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Thanks for the Turnout - Gear that is.

KACC Fire-Rescue-EMR Students wearing the donated Turnout Gear and standing in front of donated equipment.

Chebanse Township Fire Protection District donates Turnout Gear and Equipment

Fun Fact :  A firefighter's uniform is sometimes referred to as turnout gear, which refers to the time-saving practice of "turning out" the pants over the top of the boots - ready to respond.  Thanks to Fire Chief Tim Kent  and the Chebanse Township Fire Protection District   for their recent donation of surplus equipment and clothing.  Our KACC Fire-Rescue-EMR Students were . . .

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And Now, the Rest of the Story

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Ford TechDrive Technician Recruitment Program

An old Radio Broadcaster and writer, Paul Harvey, became famous for his  Rest of the Story  series.  He would  tell a story, peak your interest and then cut to commercial.  When back live, you'd hear him say "And now the rest of the story."  So it is when it comes to Ford Motor Company ACE Program and Court Street Ford. Of course KACC was incredibly honored to accept their donation of . . .

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Welding Students Compete

Left to Right are: Joe Anders, Cy Cook, Noah Fink and Jake Simpson

Chicago Pipefitters United Association #597 held their annual Welding Competition on Saturday.   KACC Welding Instructor, Michael Gall, accompanied four KACC students to participate in this competition. Representing the Kankakee Area Career Center were Cyrus Cook and Noah Fink from Iroquois West High School, Jake Simpson from Peotone High School and Joseph Anders from BBCHS.  This next sentence will only make . . .

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Workplace Excellence - RESPECTability

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Thriving in the Multi-Generational Workplace

Whether you are a Baby Boomer, are from Gen-X, Millennial or Linkster generations, you most likely have encountered moments when you just did not understand where someone from a different generation was coming from in conversation or in the workplace. Let's face it, not only are we all different, the difference in generation magnifies our differences. Workplace Excellence - Respectability curriculum has been . . .

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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

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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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