Manufacturing Roundtable: Early College and Career Academy (ECCA)
To celebrate National Manufacturing Day & Manufacturing Month (as determined by the Illinois Department of Commerce), we teamed up with the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce to host a Manufacturing Roundtable on Tuesday, October 4th at Parkland College.
The discussion focused on the Early College and Career Academy (ECCA), a joint effort of Education for Employment System #330 and Parkland College. ECCA is a program for high school juniors and seniors to earn credits that count toward a high school diploma and college, all while gaining skills in six different Parkland College degree programs, including Manufacturing.
We had representatives from Parkland & EFE #330 in attendance, along with local companies + students enrolled in the program.
Frasca International, Inc. was in attendance to share their experience of partnering with ECCA to sponsor a student.
To learn more about ECCA, visit: http://www.parkland.edu/ecca
Photos from the EDC: https://www.facebook.com/ChampaignCountyEDC/posts/10154078875187807
Photos from the Chamber: https://www.facebook.com/ccountychamber/posts/10157575924370008