Advisory Committees

Advisory Committees

Programs that are designed to prepare students to directly enter the workforce after completion of a degree or certificate are guided by Advisory Committees. Advisory Committees are composed of local and regional professionals in a program’s field and Kishwaukee College instructors. Together, employers and educators share information, ideas, and ensure that the programs and curricula are responsive to the real world workforce experience in the field.

The Role of the Advisory Committee Member: What It's All About

Occupational advisory committees are mandated by both federal and state laws. You have been selected as a member of an advisory committee to lend your expertise, knowledge, and experience as an advisor to public education. Individuals who are selected to serve are chosen because they have proven success in their chosen occupations. You are a valuable asset to Kishwaukee College in that you will be advising the college regarding the proper preparation of students for rewarding careers of their choice.

The students, who will be the ultimate beneficiaries of your labors on the committee, will eventually be working in the occupation or cluster of occupations you represent. The students must be able to compete in the job market, find and hold employment in their chosen fields, be able to progress on the job, and be a productive, active member of society. In order to provide a quality education for students, the college needs your advice and assistance.

What the committee will do--and the effectiveness of the process--will depend to a great extent on how well you as a member make it work. The recommendations you make, the advice you give, and the efforts you expend will all help in providing an excellent learning opportunity for the student.

What is an Advisory Committee?

An advisory committee is a group of citizens selected to collectively provide advice to the community college in regard to occupational education. The majority of members are from outside the field of education, representing labor, management, and the general public. They serve in an advisory capacity and without pay or compensation.

Program
Fall 2019 Meeting
Spring 2020 Meeting
Accounting / Marketing
Management / Business
October 17, 2019
Time: 8:00 am   Room: A-1228
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Postponed
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Agribusiness
September 25, 2019
Postponed
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Automotive Technology
November 12, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm   Room: E-131 Caukin
Postponed
Time:    Room: E 131
Agenda
Minutes
Complementary Health Programs
November 5, 2019
Time: 9:00 am   Room: B-1234
March 11, 2020
Time: 3:30 pm   Room: B1234
Minutes
Computer-Aided Design
October 17, 2019
Time: 6:00pm   Room: A-1133/1134
Agenda
Postponed
Time:    Room: A1228
Agenda
Minutes
Computer Information Systems
October 17, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm   Room: A-1228
Postponed
Time:    Room: A1228
Agenda
Minutes
Criminal Justice
October 2, 2019
Time: 5:30pm   Room: C-1134
Postponed
Time:     Room: C1134
Agenda
Minutes
Culinary/Hospitality
November 7, 2019
Time: 3:30pm   Room:
Postponed
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Diesel Power Technology
November 7, 2019
Time: 6:30pm   Room: Caukin
March 3, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm   Room: E 132
Agenda
Minutes
Early Childhood Education
October 18, 2019
Time: 8:00 am   Room: B-1234
Postponed
Time:    Room: B1234
Agenda
Minutes
Electronics
October 17, 2019
Time: 6:00pm   Room: A-1133/1134
Agenda
Postponed
Time:    Room: C1134
Agenda
Minutes
Emergency Medical Services
September 3, 2019
Postponed
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Minutes
Horticulture
October 9, 2019
Time: 2:00pm   Room: A-1228
March 3, 2020
Time: 2:30 PM   Room: A1228
Agenda
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Manufacturing & Technology
October 17, 2019
Time: 6:00pm   Room: A-1133/1134
Agenda
Postponed
Time:    Room: A1228
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Minutes
Medical Assistant
October 29, 2019
Time: 8:00 am   Room: B-1272
Postponed
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Nursing
October 1, 2019
March 3, 2020
Time: 4:00 pm   Room: B1276
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Minutes
Office Systems
October 25, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm   Room: C1265
Postponed
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Radiologic Technology
October 24, 2019
Time: 4:30pm   Room: B-1272
April 1, 2020
Time: 4:30 pm    Room: Virtual Meeting
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Truck Driver Training
December 5, 2019
Time: 5:30pm   Room:
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TBD
Time: 5:30 p.m.  Room:
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Veterinary Assistant
No Fall Meeting
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Date: TBD
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Welding
October 17, 2019
Time: 6:00pm   Room: A-1133/1134
Agenda
Postponed
Time:    Room: E 131
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