The GAVC office will close today and will reopen on Friday, January 4. Have a great winter break and Merry Christmas!
The Culinary Occupation class will begin their internship right after returning from winter break. Students will intern at local restaurants and take their first real steps toward a promising restaurant and foodservice career. Experience gained in local restaurants will help the students figure out their future endeavors and possibly create networking opportunities.
Winter break will begin Monday, December 24, 2018, thru Friday, January 4, 2019. Classes will resume Monday, January 7, 2019.
Congratulations to 21 GAVC students that completed dual credit fall courses at CSC. The spring semester will begin on Monday January 14, with 62 students enrolled.
Health Occupation students will complete the clinical hours required by Illinois Department of Public Health on Tuesday December 18. Students are working with the residents by providing care, communicating, and making the residents day just a little brighter. The students in all three blocks have showed their competency in giving a shower, dressing and undressing, providing a partial bath and performing perineal care, complete range of motion exercises, shave a resident, nail care, oral care, transfer a resident using a gait belt, position a resident on his or her side, and feed.
Dual credit classes will finish up the fall semester with finals the week of December 10. Classes for the spring semester will resume on Monday, January 14. Students can check their CSC accounts for updates on your grades and financial aid information. Anyone with questions should stop in the GAVC office for additional details.
CNA students continue working towards completing 40 hours of clinical time and preparing for the IDPH state exam.
The Galesburg CUSD #205 and Galesburg Area Vocational Center will be implementing a one hour and two hour delayed start schedules again this year on an as-needed basis. These schedules were created in part to allow our district to start school late on days where road conditions may not be ideal at our regular start time, but are likely to improve later in the morning. Please contact the vocational center at 309-973-2005 if you have any questions regarding a delayed start.
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held Thursday, November 15, from 3:15-7:15, please stop in the GAVC office if you have any questions or concerns regarding your students vocational classes.