Excel http://peoriapublicradio.org en New law certifies IL skilled workers to teach students http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/new-law-certifies-il-skilled-workers-teach-students <p></p><div>Long-time employees of local businesses, like Pekin’s Excel Foundry, can be certified to teach on a part-time basis. The state certification is for part-time teaching and is limited to a specific skill as part of a school district’s curriculum. Governor Pat Quinn yesterday signed the bill that in-part creates the special teacher certification law.&nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 23:45:02 +0000 Tanya Koonce 7746 at http://peoriapublicradio.org New law certifies IL skilled workers to teach students Veterans’ jobs fair held at Excel Foundry http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/veterans-jobs-fair-held-excel-foundry <p>More than 30,000 manufacturing jobs are available in Illinois, according to officials at the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs. The department hosted an event Wednesday at Excel Foundry and Machine in Pekin to help veterans connect with area-manufacturing employers.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 02 May 2013 00:45:37 +0000 Alex Rusciano 4929 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Veterans’ jobs fair held at Excel Foundry