COMPACT News: Workforce and Talent Development in Our Community

News stories relative to the McLean County area and COMPACT efforts.

Grand Opening of Challenges, Choices, and Change: Working for a Living

August 1st, 2018 @ 8:50am - by: Andy Bender

Mark your calendars today for the McLean County Museum of History’s Saturday, September 8 Grand opening of their newest permanent

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Bridgestone investing $12M, adding jobs in Normal

July 19th, 2018 @ 2:50pm - by: Andy Bender

One of Bloomington-Normal's biggest employers is expanding.

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McLean County Museum of History to Showcase Workforce

July 19th, 2018 @ 1:30pm - by: Andy Bender

Mark your calendars today for the Saturday, September 8 opening of our newest permanent exhibit Challenges, Choices & Change:

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Bill makes high school apprenticeship programs a priority

July 19th, 2018 @ 1:30pm - by: Andy Bender

Illinois high school students soon could have a new option to help prepare them for a future career.

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BN Advantage Seeks to Fill Gaps, Build on Strengths

July 3rd, 2018 @ 8:10am - by: Andy Bender

Under the banner of “BN Advantage,” community leaders are working together to diversify the Bloomington-Normal economy...

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Normal’s Fritzen: ‘State Farm Effect’ forces community to embrace change

June 15th, 2018 @ 8:10am - by: Andy Bender

It’s called the ‘State Farm Effect,’ and lately it’s created economic anxiety as the community’s largest employer cuts nearly 900

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City, NAACP Launch Diversity Recruitment Initiative

June 14th, 2018 @ 2:09pm - by: Andy Bender

The City of Bloomington Human Resources department and the Bloomington-Normal Branch of the NAACP have partnered...

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Truck Driver Training program partners with Midwest Food Bank

June 14th, 2018 @ 2:06pm - by: Andy Bender

Some of the first routes driven by students in the Heartland Community College Truck Driver Training program will be hauling loads

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District 87 Showcases STEM in the Classroom

June 11th, 2018 @ 1:55pm - by: Andy Bender

The Illinois Associate of For Supervision and Curriculums Development Journal spotlights STEM in the classroom for District 87.

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BACC Uses Technology to Work with Student

May 9th, 2018 @ 3:02pm - by: Andy Bender

The Bloomington Area Career Center uses technology to communicate with a student in Memphis, Tennessee

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