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Join our amazing team! Multimedia Production Teacher.  Click  here  for more details! We are looking for a Health Career Paraprofessional.  Click  here  for more details! Our Auto Technology Department is also hiring a Paraprofessional!  Click here  for more details! We are looking to add another Academic Support Specialist to our growing team!  Click  here for more information.

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The 1st Annual Courtney Kidd Scholarship Fund

The Courtney Kidd Scholarship Fund awards a scholarship top a college-bound high school senior at the Kankakee Area Career Center who plans on attending college to purse a degree in Early Childhood Education. A little background on Courtney: In her lifetime she underwent a total of 7 heart surgeries, a traumatic brain bleed and stroke at the age of 12, as well as a heart and liver transplant.  In 2020, she passed away from live . . .

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The Alice Argyelan Scholarship

The first annual Alice Argyelan Scholarship is now taking applications until April 15th, 2022.  The primary purpose of the Kankakee Area Career Center (KACC) is to meet the advanced career and tehcnical education needs of the regional high school students.  Frequently, the phrase, or mantra used is "Learn Then Earn."  Learn then Earn is what each student who attends KACC is challenged to do.  It is only when . . .

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KACC Student Scholarship Program

Application Due Date April 22, 2022

19 Years of Scholarships! Kankakee Area Career Center continues to support KACC graduating students to continue their education and training beyond high school through its annual KACC Student Scholarship Program.  Thanks to technology, students will continue to apply submitting their applications and electronic portfolio by emailing Ms. Gorecki at no later than April 22, . . .

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Congratulations to 2022 National Technical Honor Society Students

The National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) is an educational non-profit that exists to honor, recognize, and empower students and teachers in Career & Technical Education.  More than 4,500 schools and colleges are affiliated with the Society.  Since its founding in 1984, NTHS has awarded over $2 million in scholarships to remarkable CTE students nationwide.   NTHS works in partnership with other national . . .

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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