District 214 has started 5 registered youth apprenticeships in 3 career areas: Cybersecurity, Automotive Technology, and HVAC.
Northwest Educational Council for Student Success (NECSS)
NECSS is a secondary and postsecondary regional educational collaborative. It brings together influential champions, provides resources to support planning processes and has created an infrastructure to allow for collective impact. This partnership focuses on student success and opportunities, teacher qualifications and professional development, and enriching collaboration among all district partners and the local communities.
NECSS partners include Township High School Districts 211, 214, Community Unit School District 220, Harper College and Education for Employment (EFE) 070. Each entity plays a vital role in ensuring students are college and career ready at the secondary and postsecondary education levels. Consortium members work together structuring learning environments where all students have the opportunity to succeed educationally and acquire the knowledge and skills business and industry require.