Career Guidance Team Celebrate Our Teachers

Appreciation held Thursday, May 4 at 4pm in the Oakley Lindsay Center Lobby


Adams County, IL – In recognition of National Teacher Appreciation Day, the Workforce Development Partners on the Career Guidance Team held a press conference on Thursday, May 4 at 4pm in the Oakley Lindsay Center Lobby to express appreciation to our regional teachers for their help with youth work readiness initiatives.


Participating teachers were thanked for their partnership with the Career Guidance Team and encouraged to submit their information for a chance at an appreciation prize – a basket filled with certificates and merchandise from local businesses. The winning teacher was presented their prize at the press conference.


Marcel Wagner, GREDF President provided an introduction, and Maddie Corder, K-12 College/Career Counselor on the Career Guidance Team presented the teacher appreciation prize.


Born out of the Workforce Summit, the Career Guidance Team is sponsored by the following partners:  Great River Economic Development Foundation, John Wood Community College, Quincy University, United Way of Adams County, Inc., West Central Region Ed. For Employment System #240, and Workforce Board of Western Illinois.


The Career Guidance Team mission is to Encourage, Educate & Connect: Encourage and foster awareness of careers; educate youth and job seekers about area career opportunities; build connections between families and local employers.