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Educator Career Fair 2022

Lake County Educator Career Fair

Dr. Michael Karner Regional Superintendent of Schools has partnered with the Lake County Workforce Department, and the Job Center of Lake County to host an Educator Career Fair on April 23, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Lakes Community High School, 1600 Eagle Way, Lake Villa, IL 60046.

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Re-Employment Success Story – Sharhonda Miller

Sharhonda Miller was interviewed for the Re-Employment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) program on 2/09/2022, with IDES Program Representative, Gus Zamora. She started her new job on 2/22/2022. Learn more about her story and the process she went through to successfully get hired.

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Summer Youth Employment Program 2022

Summer Youth Employment Program 2022 – Application Period Now Open

The Chicago Coalition for the Homeless Mutual Aid Fund will provide one-time emergency grants of $500 to more than 100 individuals or families experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless. This includes individuals or families who are living in shelters, living outside, or temporarily staying with family and friends.

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Lake County Workforce Development Appoints Medline Human Resources Vice President Sandie Tran to Board of Directors

Ms. Sandie Tran, Human Resources Vice President at Medline, has been appointed to the Lake County Workforce Development Board of Directors. In this role, Ms. Tran will assist the Workforce Board in its collaboration with key partners and stakeholders to lead performance-driven and innovative strategies that develop, align and integrate the region and local area’s job-driven workforce development system.

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Emergency Grants for Families Experiencing Homelessness

The Chicago Coalition for the Homeless Mutual Aid Fund will provide one-time emergency grants of $500 to more than 100 individuals or families experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless. This includes individuals or families who are living in shelters, living outside, or temporarily staying with family and friends.

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New Resources Available for Adult Education Instructors and Students

As a result of intentional partner integration meetings, the College of Lake County, Dist. 113, and Dist. 120, all key Adult Education partners of the Job Center, recently participated in the creation of two informational videos: an introductory tour of the Job Center, and a guide to job interviews customized for ESL students.

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Lake County Partners Proudly Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award From IEDC

Lake County Partners has won a Silver Rank from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) for its new website and groundbreaking Workforce Ecosystem partnership (co-led by Lake County Workforce Development, the College of Lake County, the Lake County Tech Campus, and other stakeholders), designed to fuel business growth in Lake County, Illinois. The honor was presented to the organization at an awards ceremony held during the IEDC Annual Conference.

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