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Kaitlin Hauser

National Technical Honor Society Chooses KACC Student For Scholarship Award

Congratulations Kaitlin Hauser!

Kaitlin Hauser was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). Kaitlin, a Medical Terminology/Basic Health Skills student from Beecher High School came highly recommended by Ms. Amy Wendinger,   According to Ms. Wendinger, Kaitlin is not only a fabulous student, she has developed many personal attributes that will serve her well through college and her eventual career.  . . .

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Picture of SkillsUSA Illinois Quality Chapter Excellence Program Badge for 2020

KACC Earns Chapter Excellence Program Quality Chapter Award

Great Job Students and Advisors!

SkillsUSA announced Kankakee Area Career Center's SkillsUSA Chapter has earned the Chapter Excellence Program Quality Chapter Award through the leadership of their student members who are advised by Mike Johnston, Melissa Kapidis, Dawn Kleeber and Jonathan Cruz.   Kankakee Area Career Center is honored to be recognized by SkillsUSA Illinois . . .

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Current Highlights

TeamKACC 2020 to Compete at SkillsUSA

Law Enforcement Students practicing CSI Team skills

Plan Prepare Execute

Skills USA ’s mission is “to empower members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American Citizens.” How nicely this fits with KACC’s motto: Preparing Students for Tomorrow!   . . . read more

Engineering and Design

Computer Aided Drafting

The Engineering and  Design program at the Career Center is a two-year program offered to juniors and seniors.  Even though this course is constructed around a two-year curriculum, sometimes students can only fit one year into . . . read more

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 article will be updated as we come across fresh, well stated information, please visit our website and check in once in a while to access a link or two. . . . read more

Construction Technology

Course Description

Students in Construction Technology build and maintain structures ranging from rough scaffolds, residential electric and concrete forms to homes which require exact finish-work.  They work with wood, metal, plastic and concrete.  Using both hand and power tools, people in the construction trade erect wood frameworks for buildings, install window frames, apply exterior siding and . . . read more

About Us

Students having fun on KACC Globe at Front of School.

The primary purpose of the Kankakee Area Career Center (KACC) is to meet the  Career and Technical Education needs of regional high school students.    The underlying function of the . . . read more