Moraine Valley Community College is hosting a free Workforce Development Night on Wednesday, March 27, 5 to 7 p.m., in Building T, Fogelson Theater, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills.

High school students ages 16 and older can explore the possibilities of various careers available through nontraditional education at Moraine Valley, including commercial driving, nondestructive testing, pharmacy technician, dental assistant, sterile technician and more. Courses typically take one semester to complete. Students and parents will be able to speak with instructors and learn more about each program. Light refreshments will be served.

“Exploring nontraditional careers at this event gives families another look at Moraine Valley’s vast offerings. For a teenager contemplating a career path, or for those who want to start working right away, these are short-term, ready-to-work courses,” said Syreeta Brown, Moraine Valley senior program manager of Corporate, Community and Continuing Education.

Registration is required for students and parents. Sign up for the event at For more information, contact Brown at or (708) 608-4247.


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