Workforce Development Committee

The Workforce Development Committee connects local industry professionals with district educators to shape District 155's curriculum to ensure students learn the necessary skills to be successful in the workforce beyond high school. Industry professionals in business, culinary, healthcare, information technology, and manufacturing are invited to partner with District 155. The goal of the Workforce Development Advisory is to build a pipeline of entry-level candidates in meaningful, long-term and stable careers that have growth potential. 

The April 7 Workforce Development Advisory has been Postponed until further notice 

Information for April 7 Meeting - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Workforce Development Advisory

 The advisory will meet three times throughout the school year to give industry professionals an opportunity to see our spaces and learn about our curriculum so you can help us shape our programs to better prepare students for their future. 

  • November 21: Cary-Grove High School
  • January 30: Crystal Lake South High School
  • April 7: Crystal Lake Central High School - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • Fall 2020: Prairie Ridge High School


How You Can Help Us Prepare Students for the Workforce:

  • Apprenticeships
  • Coach/Mentor Business Students
  • Host Field Trips
  • Internships
  • Job Shadowing
  • Provide Resources
  • Volunteer to Speak with Students

Contact Us

Michelle Kidd
Industry & Career Divisional Lead
Crystal Lake South High School

Mike Manning
Industry & Career Divisional Lead
Cary-Grove High School

Scott Shepard
Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services
Phone: (815) 455-8500 ext. 1012