Student Advisory Council: Winter 2023 Meeting

SAC members provided thoughtful insights on their course selection and advising experiences, plus shared their perspectives on high school graduation, college enrollment, and community college remediation data from the Illinois School Report Card.

2022 In Review

In 2022, the Success Network expanded its reach and impact through thoughtful convenings, engagement with students, new supports and funding opportunities for Leadership Communities, and the launch of a new policy committee.

Vermilion Advantage, Skyepack Partner for Career Awareness

This fall, Vermilion Advantage partnered with Skyepack to bring knowledge of local jobs to area students.  Nearly 18 months ago, Tim Dudley and Nicole Van Hyfte from Vermilion Advantage were in Lafayette, Indiana, where they heard about a locally based company and their relationship with the Lafayette community. That company was Skyepack. As Skyepack CEO […]

Agriculture Career Expo Held in Vandalia

The Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapter in Vandalia hosted a Career Expo on November 10. They had 17 booths at the fair and discussed various career choices in the agriculture field. Vandalia CUSD #203 submitted an application to ISBE for the College and Career Pathways Endorsement in education.

Greater Peoria Regional Workforce Alliance Adopts Talent Pipeline Management

The Regional Workforce Alliance has adopted the U.S. Chamber of Commerce best practice improvement process of Talent Pipeline Management to bring structure to their workforce development strategy by placing employers squarely in the center of the conversation. Since 2021, the Regional Workforce Alliance has conducted the TPM survey and reporting process for employers in their […]