Chris Manheim Appointed to IL NCRC Advocates Steering Committee

February 4, 2013

Chris Manheim, President of Manheim Solutions, Inc., has recently been appointed to the Illinois NCRC Advocates “Skill Up Illinois’ Workforce” Steering Committee. The WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate is now earned by every graduating high school student across Illinois thanks to the work of Illinois NCRC Advocates. The Steering Committee consists of members from manufacturing, higher education and other businesses from across Illinois.

Every employer now has a national benchmark that measures the core skills: Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information and Locating Information. The skill levels are identified as Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum certificates. For example, the holder of a Silver Certificate has the foundational skills necessary for most jobs.


Other members of the Steering Committee are:


Alex Gromad, Southern Illinois Carpenters Joint Apprentice, Belleville

Barbara Tartaglione, West Suburban Jobs Council,Naperville

Carol DePue, District U-46/Northern Kane CTE System, Elgin

Chris Manheim, Manheim Solutions, Inc., Elgin

Dan Kreidler, Joliet Junior College, Joliet

Lesa Norris, Waubonsee Community College, Aurora

Lorie McDonald, Education for Employment #330, Champaign

Mary Ann Cervinka   Arrow Gear Company, Downers Grove

MaryBeth Marshall, DuPage Workforce Board, Lisle

Paige Vanderhyden, Joliet Junior College, Joliet

Paul Luebbert, Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield

Pat Hayes, Fabric Images, Elgin