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Welcome Melinda Hogan and Emily Dahl!

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Melinda Hogan (Left) and Emily Dahl (Right)

Kankakee Area Career Center (KACC) students have a unique opportunity to work with Career Coaches - helping them develop a professional Career Portfolio (See additional articles).

Melinda Hogan is a retired Career and Technical educator from Reed-Custer High School.  She has 35 years of teaching experience.

Ms. Hogan has worked as the Cooperative Vocational Education & Teaching Internship Coordinator where she also worked with students with the development of career portfolios, internship placements and career preparation. Ms. Hogan is also an adjunct professor at Olivet Nazarene University in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences; since 2006.  Ms. Hogan said she is "excited to work with the Career Center's high school students to help prepare them for their future in the workforce and beyond.  

Emily Dahl is a graduate of BBCHS and the University of Kentucky before utilizing her degree in Communications. Ms. Dahl has been a hiring manager and a senior level executive.  She is keen to share her knowledge and experience as to what companies are looking for in a potential employee. Ms. Dahl has also worked in a variety of industries, including health/fitness, retail, real estate, newspaper and hospitality.  Like Ms. Hogan, she is excited to work with the Career Center students helping them prepare for their future in the workforce.

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Kankakee Area Career Center4083 N 1000 W Road

PO Box 570Bourbonnais, IL 60914

815-939-4971Fax: 815-939-7598

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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