CACC Instructors

Kim Barnes

Kim Barnes

Orientation to Health Occ

R.N., B.S.N., M.A.ed., Certified Nurse Assistant Instructor, Certified CPR Instructor, CACC CNA Adult Program Coordinator

Mark Bridges

Mark Bridges

Law Enforcement

M.S. Western Illinois University, FBI National Academy Graduate, Northwestern Police Staff and Command, work experience in the law enforcement industry since 1985

Debbie Burtle

Debbie Burtle

Culinary Arts

B.S. Eastern Illinois University, M.S. Aurora University, IDPH FSSMC Instructor

Alix Claypool

Alix Claypool

Cosmetology

Licensed Cosmetologist, Member Illinois Association of Cosmetology Schools, Cosmetology Educators Alliance, and AACS

Doug Dennis

Doug Dennis

Building Trades

A.A. in Architectural Drafting, B.S. in Industrial Arts & Technology & Power Technology, Owner/Operator of local custom construction company, General Contractor since 1977

Denise Figueroa

Denise Figueroa

Nursing Assistant

M.S.N, M.B.A, CNA Instructor, Certified CPR Instructor, CACC CNA Coordinator

Christina Gutierrez

Christina Gutierrez

Nursing Assistant

CACC CNA alumni, A.D.N. at LLCC, R.N., work experience in the health care industry since 1993

Tony Hecht

Tony Hecht

Automotive Tech & Servicing

CACC Auto Tech alumni, ASE Master Certification, IATN Member, work experience in the auto repair industry since 1985

Team Member

Josh Jennings

EMS

Public service in EMS, Fire, Law Enforcement, and Military since 2000

Matt Kaston

Matt Kasten

Welding

Structure/Pipe Welding Certification at Hobart Institute of Welding, 9 years Army active duty welding experience, underground mine equipment repair, pipe welding, fabrication, and blacksmithing, SkillsUSA Co-Advisor

Brandon Kimbro

Brandon Kimbro

Automotive Tech & Servicing

A.A.S. Automotive Technology Certification at LLCC, teaching Auto Tech since 1999, ASE Master Certification

Paul LaMantia

Paul LaMantia

Radio/TV/Digital Media

B.A. University of Illinois, winner of Silver and Gold Telly Awards, camera operator for ABC News, ESPN, Fox Sports

Kristi Mitchell

Kristi Mitchell

Photography

B.S.W. in Social Work, Owner/Operator of local photography busniness since 2006

Machelle Monahan

Machelle Monahan

Nursing Assistant

A.D.N. John Wood Community College, RN working in the health care field since 2007.

Rob Murphy

Rob Murphy

Ag & Industrial Mechanics

CACC Ag & Industrial Mechanics alumni, A.A. LLCC, B.A.ed. Southern Illinois University,work experience in education industry in Missouri and Illinois since 2000

Dan Nichols

Dan Nichols

Criminal Justice

M.S. University of Illinois, work experience in the law enforcement industry since 1983, SkillsUSA Co-Advisor

Mandi Richards

Mandi Richards

Early Child Care & Ed

B.A.ed. Illinois State University, work experience in early child care, PreK, and public junior high and high school education since 2000

Janis Rose

Janis Rose

Cisco

Full-time Computer Science Dept. Faculty at UIS, FBI InfraGard President and Subject Matter Expert, CCENT, CCNA, CCNP, CCNA Security, Security +, and MCP Certified, nationally recognized speaker on Cyber Security

Jerry Schneider

Jerry Schneider

Photography

B.A. Southern Illinois University, M.A. Southern Illinois University, Additional graduate studies: ISU, Kansas City Institute of Art, U of I, Notre Dame, Royal Academy of the Arts (London, Barcelona, Florence), Henry Moore Studios, The Benard Leach Studios, Chicago State University, Sangamon State University

Kimberly Seiz

Kimberly Seiz

Graphic Arts

CACC Graphic Arts alumni, A.A. Springfield College in Illinois, B.S. Greenville College, M.A. University of Illinois, Member GAERF, ASPA, work experience in the graphic arts industry since 1985

Tyler Staab

Tyler Staab

Collision Repair

CACC Auto Body alumni, A.A.S. Certification in Auto Collision at LLCC

Emily VanMeter

Emily VanMeter

Cosmetology

Licensed Cosmetologist, Member Illinois Association of Cosmetology Schools, Cosmetology Educators Alliance, and AACS