D155 launched its #WorkforceWednesday campaign on January 8, 2020! The #WorkforceWednesday campaign showcases D155 students, alumni, and industry professionals from a variety of careers. Each week the campaign focuses on an industry professional or highlights skills students are learning to prepare for future careers.
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Devon Hubbard Tessmer: Co-Founder of Project Front Line
Meet Devon Hubbard Tessmer, CLC graduate and co-founder of Project Front Line, a grassroots relief effort dedicated to supporting local restaurants and delivering meals to those on the front lines of our community's response to COVID-19.
An Interview with D155 Graduate Dr. Emily Landon
For a special edition of #WorkforceWednesday, we're featuring CLC graduate, Dr. Emily Landon! Dr. Landon discusses all things COVID-19, her journey to becoming a hospital epidemiologist at UChicago, and what you should know about life after a pandemic.
Amanda Gerke's Journey to Chiropractic Care
Come with us as we tour CAMP ChiroTherapy in Algonquin, IL and visit Crystal Lake South graduate, Amanda Gerke. Amanda is here to tell us all about her journey into chiropractic care and why this field is the best fit for her!
Chelsie Tamms: Grow Your Passion Into a Business
Cary-Grove graduate Chelsie Tamms has taken her passion for graphic design and created 'Lettering Works', a company that provides one-of-a-kind products and marketing services all across Chicago.
Finding Your Fit After High School
This week we visited Job and Career Fairs at Cary-Grove and Prairie Ridge as students connected with industry professionals. Our takeaway? Your path after high school is all about finding the right fit.
How to Use Your College & Career Center
Come with us as we visit Crystal Lake Central and Crystal Lake South High Schools to explore D155's College & Career Centers. Let's start preparing for your future today.
A New Kind of Manufacturing at Fabrik, Inc.
Fabrik Industries, Inc. opened their doors to us as we explored what a career in manufacturing looks like. Take a look to see all that this industry has to offer.
A Day on the Job with STRIVE Students
Follow us as we visit D155's STRIVE students on the job! Learn about the STRIVE internship program, our community partners and how our students are getting ready for employment!
Meet the Founders of Eight-Bot, Inc.
Travel with us to Chicago as we visit Michael Stonis and Nathan Yorke, two Prairie Ridge graduates and the founders of Eight-Bot, a mobile app development company.
A Look Inside Fat Tomato, Inc.
Carlo Nasca, a Crystal Lake South graduate, let us take a look inside his business, Fat Tomato, Inc. Learn about Carlo's hustle after high school to find his passion and become a business owner.
Perfecting the Job Interview
Crystal Lake Central and Prairie Ridge students practiced their interview skills with district teachers, administrators and local business professionals. Find out about what they learned.
Susan Powalowski: Her Journey to Google
Susan Powalowski, a Cary-Grove graduate, spoke with students about her work experience and how she landed her dream job at Google.