1919 South Highland Avenue
Suite D200/D255
Lombard, IL 60148

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Main telephone 630.789.2519
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Contact person name Christine Lucas
Contact person title Computer Lab Director
Contact person e-mail Email
Contact person phone 630.789.2519
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Public or private Private
Type of school Vocational Rehabilitation to many career areas.
Date founded 1992
Degrees offered Certificate of completion
School accreditation Approved by Illinois Board of Higher Education
Setting Suburban (within commuting distance of a large city)
Closest major metropolitan area Chicago
Population of city the school is in 44,000
Distance from campus to city center Three Miles
Public transportation to campus Train Line in Lombard, Il on Roosevelt Road and cab thereafter.
Student parking on campus Free parking all around the building with handicapped parking available.
Campus size 8,734 square feet.
County DuPage
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School visit availability Monday through Friday, any time by appointment.
Contact to set up school visit 630.789.2519
Joseph Belmonte
Kari Stafseth-Zamora
Christine Lucas
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Number of full time, male students 46
Number of full time, female students 23
Total number of full time students 69
Total number of male students 46
Total number of female students 23
Total number of students 69
Other enrollment information Our program is a 5 day a week program with 1-3 days in classroom and remainder remote. We had some students who were remote only. Our computer lab was closed to students when necessary according to CDC guidelines for COVID-19. During those periods all students were remote learners. We work with remote students via specialized software. The number above represents last years total students of which 33 were minority students.
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
Asian 0%

Black 30%
Hispanic 16%
White 52%
Race/ethnicity unknown 0%
These figures reflect responses of people who chose to indicate their racial-ethnic background. All categories except Hispanic represent non-Hispanic students. International students are not included in these figures so they may not add up to 100 percent.
Percentage of students from out of state 19%
Number of states and territories represented 4
Other out-of-state student information Out of state students from: IN, SC, TX, WI
Percentage of students from outside the US 0%
Number of countries represented 0
Other age of student information 0
Percentage of students 25 or older 100%
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Costs (for proprietary schools) We teach computer skills and costs depend on programs enrolled in.

Excel Basic: $455.00
Excel Intermediate: $380.00
Keyboarding: $200.00
Microsoft Outlook Basic: $455.00
PowerPoint Basic: $455.00
Vocational English as a Second Language: $2100.00
Windows and Internet: $275.00
Word Basic: $455.00
Word Intermediate: $380.00
Computer Lab Instructor fees are $100 per hour for individual instruction.
Academic program/major Yes
Tuition refund policy Classes are refundable only if not begun.
Pre-payment plan (if you pay your entire tuition when you enroll, you don't have to pay higher prices if tuition increases) Yes
Tuition guarantee (you aren't affected by tuition increases; the tuition you pay your first year is the amount you pay all years) Yes
Other tuition payment plan information As previously stated most students are paid for through other sources such as insurance companies, the VA, Department of Labor etc.
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Financial aid contact person Christine Lucas
Financial aid contact title Computer Lab Director
Financial aid contact e-mail Email
Financial aid phone 630.789.2519
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Admissions contact person Joseph Belmonte
Admissions contact title Owner
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Admissions phone (local) 630.789.2519
Admissions office website https:/vocamotive.com
Other information about entrance difficulty Our classes are open to everyone, we specialize in older workers and also the disabled population and offer ergonomic assistance when needed.
Number of male applicants 46
Number of male applicants accepted 46
Number of male applicants who enrolled 46
Number of female applicants 23
Number of female applicants accepted 23
Number of female applicants who enrolled 23
Total number of applicants 69
Total number of applicants accepted 69
Total number of applicants who enrolled 69
High school education High school diploma or equivalent not required.
Other education requirements for admission Must be able to read at the 6th grade level.
Admission is available Open enrollment
Other application requirements information Third Party Enrollment Agreement required for most students.
Admissions contact person #2 Christine Lucas
Admissions contact title #2 Computer Lab Director
Admissions contact e-mail #2 Email
Admissions contact person #3 Kari Stafseth-Zamora
Admissions contact title #3 Director of Case Management & Chief Operating Officer
Admissions contact e-mail #3 Email
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Certificate or diploma Yes
School catalog website Find more information on this website
To get a catalog Christine Lucas, Computer Lab Director
Academic calendar Continuous
Grading system Letter grades
Number of faculty on campus 2
Student faculty ratio 12:1
Average class size
Lecture 0
Laboratory 3
Discussion 1
On-line/distance learning Yes
Part time Yes
Short-term courses Yes
Other attendance options Computer courses can be in house or remote. Part time or fulltime. Classes are available year-round. Vocational English Classes are in house only.
Computers on campus for student use Yes
Computer lab available to students Yes
Information about other special programs Web portal for administering classes as well as Remote Access Software and Skype for assistance with distance students.
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Other information about academic services VESL, Vocational English as a Second Language
Basic job skills Yes
Disabilities contact person Christine Lucas
Disabilities contact title Computer Lab Director
Disabilities contact e-mail Email
Disabilities contact phone 630.789.2519
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Number of students with a disability served in a recent year 69
Barrier-free campus Yes
Designated parking Yes
Learning aids Yes
Services for students with learning disabilities Yes
Disabilities services other Primarily work with those with physical handicaps; however also provide services for learning disabled.
Low-income students Yes
Minorities Yes
Veterans Yes
Other groups who receive additional services Low income come to us with some type of funding source.
Other campus security Daytime hours only 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. School setting in an office building is secure.
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Career contact person Kari Stafseth-Zamora
Career contact title Director of Case Management & Chief Operating Officer
Career contact e-mail address Email
Career contact phone 630.789.2519
Had a full-time job offer within six months of graduation 39%
Was counseled by the career services office Career services are extended to all students and include job search workshops. As the majority of our students are funded until they find work, they all participate. Some of our students go back to medical treatment and exit the program in that manner and others move on to other education programs.
Career counseling Yes
Career interest testing Yes
Job interviews Yes
Job interview preparation Yes
Placement assistance Yes
Résumé preparation assistance Yes
Résumé referral to employers Yes
Other career services Interviewing practice, use of internet, cover letters and job search follow up assistance. LinkedIn help.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security. If you have questions or concerns about the information displaying please contact Illinois Career Information System.