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Careers Begin at CACC
CACC is proud to offer junior and senior high school students the opportunity to learn in an environment that is both unique and exciting!  CACC students acquire knowledge and skills that are needed to move on to college and to enter the workforce by being taught by instructors that are experts in their fields in an environment that is safe and on the cutting edge of technology.

Students have a wide variety of programs to choose from at CACC where all of the programs will provide them with knowledge and opportunities that reach far beyond high school.  In fact, CACC programs offer college credits and professional certification opportunities.

CACC Adult CNA Program
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Capital Area Career Center2201 Toronto Road
Springfield, IL 62712
Tel: 217.529.5431
Fax: 217.529.7861

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Event Calendar
NOTE: This calendar may vary due to different school districts.

Download 2016-2017 Calendar (revised 2/6/17)
Download 2017-2018 Calendar (approved)

Procedure for Enrolling Homeschool or Parochial Students

Each homeschooled or parochial student who is applying to attend Capital Area Career Center needs to register as a part-time student in the public school district in which he/she resides by May 1st and submit documentation with the registration stating that the home school district will pay the CACC tuition. 

School Code states:
(105 ILCS 5/10-20.24) (from Ch. 122, par. 10-20.24)
    Sec. 10-20.24. Part-time Attendance. To accept in part-time attendance in the regular education program of the district pupils enrolled in nonpublic schools if there is sufficient space in the public school desired to be attended. Request for attendance in the following school year must be submitted by the nonpublic school principal to the public school before May 1. Request may be made only to those public schools located in the district where the child attending the nonpublic school resides.
    To accept, pursuant to the provisions of Section 14-6.01, in part-time attendance resident pupils of the types described in Sections 14-1.02 through 14-1.07 who are enrolled in nonpublic schools.
(Source: P.A. 80-1509.)

Member district students are given first priority.  When classes are at capacity, parochial, homeschooled and non-member district students are given the opportunity to choose another class. 

If you have any questions, please contact Jodi Ferriell, Director, at 217-529-5431, ext. 175 or

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LLCC Dual Credit
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Alumini Registration
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Where are they now?
Click here to see a list of CACC graduates and what they do for a living now!

Capital Area School of Practical Nursing
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CACC Strategic Plan
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