• News for Career & Education

    Thursday, November 15, 2018
    U-46 Teacher Wins National Teaching PrizeStreamwood H.S., Precision Manufacturing teacher Matt Erbachwins $50,000 prize  STREAMWOOD - A precision manufacturing teacher from Streamwood has won second-place in the 2018 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence, earning him and his high school skilled trades program $50,000 as part of $1 million awarded nationally.  SHS ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education
    Tuesday, November 13, 2018
    From the Daily Herald 11/13/2018: Reflejos Publications has been named as the Outstanding Bilingual Publication by the National Association of Hispanic Publications at its 31st annual convention in Las Vegas. "NAHP now consists of over 180 publications, serving Latino communities all over the United States, so this is quite an honor," said Linda Siete, manager of sales and operations for ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, Community, Economic Development, Member Company News
    Tuesday, November 13, 2018
    School Environment Matters: U-46 Administers Seventh Illinois 5Essentials Survey to Improve Student LearningParents, students, and teachers play a role in school improvementSchool District U-46 will join the Illinois State Board of Education again in the seventh statewide survey of school climate and learning conditions. The annual survey provides a unique opportunity for parents, students, and ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education
    Friday, November 02, 2018
      Come Join Us For an Evening of Fun, Food, and Fundraising! We're holding our annual Benefit Dinner Extravaganza on Dec. 7th, 2018 - and we’d love to have you participate. At this website, you can buy tickets for the event, make a donation, make a bid  and learn more about our mission.Guest Speaker: Jennifer White, Host/Anchor of WBEZ91.5 Chicago Tickets: $70 Single | $125 Couple | $475 Table ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, Community, Member Company News
    Wednesday, October 24, 2018
    Listen, Learn & Lead meets on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of every month from 4pm - 5pm at the Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce.Every Toastmaster's Journey Starts with a Single Speech Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The organization’s membership exceeds 352,000 in more than 16,400 ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, Community, Member Company News
    Friday, October 19, 2018
    The Elgin Area Leadership Academy, a valued resource since 1991, welcomes students to its Class of 2018-19. “ We are pleased to welcome these talented individuals into the 19th class of the Leadership Academy," said EAC President Carol Gieske. "At the end of the Academy, these students will better understand and appreciate this community and be in even a better position to influence positive ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, EAC News, Community
    Monday, September 24, 2018
    Over 50 business, community and political leaders toured career and technical facilities at South Elgin and Elgin High Schools in August. Featured on the tour was the new welding lab at Elgin High School. In addition to learning about the welding program, the quests visited classrooms where students were studying precision manufacturing, veterinary, culinary sciences, automotive technology and ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, Economic Development
    Wednesday, May 30, 2018
    Here is your issue of the Elgin Area Chamber's monthly newsletter, the Business Connection
    Categories: Career & Education, EAC News, Economic Development, Small Business, Community, Fab Five
    Tuesday, May 01, 2018
    Applications Open for the Elgin Area Leadership Academy Class of 2019A program sought to engage and develop the next generation of community leaders in the Elgin area The Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce (EACC) is now accepting applications for the Elgin Area Leadership Academy (EASLA) class of 2019. Since 1991, the EALA program has sought to educate, engage and develop the next generation of ...read more
    Categories: Career & Education, Community, EAC News, Member Company News, Small Business
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