D214 Future Ready

Arlington Heights, Illinois

Innovation at a Glance

Snapshot: District 214’s Future Ready program prepares adults for high-wage, in-demand manufacturing careers by  providing hands-on experiences within learners’ local communities.

Target Population: Adults without industry skills, including parents of youth in a companion high school manufacturing program

Industry: Advanced Manufacturing

Team Lead: Teresa Palaggi & Karen Oswald

Lead Organization: District 214

Key Partners: D214 Wheeling High School, Symbol Training Institute, GCAMP-Golden Corridor Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, TMA- Technology and Manufacturing Association, Harper College

Team Coach: Todd Hunter

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