Directions Training Center, Inc.

2625 Butterfield Road
Suite 209E
Oak Brook, IL 60523

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Main telephone 630.303.9846
Other sites Directions Training Center, Inc.
208 South LaSalle Street
Suite 1630
Chicago, IL 60604
Contact person name Samantha Meredith
Contact person title Director of WIOA Programs
Contact person e-mail Email
Contact person phone 630.733.1621
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Public or private Private
Type of school Technical
Date founded 1991
Degrees offered Microsoft certifications
School accreditation Approved by Illinois Board of Higher Education.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act eligible training provider WOIA-approved programs are listed on the IWDS website.
Setting Suburban (within commuting distance of a large city)
Closest major metropolitan area Chicago.
Population of city the school is in 100,000
Public transportation to campus Yes
Student parking on campus Yes (Free)
Campus size 5 classrooms.
County DuPage.
School visit availability Monday -Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
Contact to set up school visit Kimberly Manzuk
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Total number of students 15,000/year
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Costs (for proprietary schools) Varies.
Tuition refund policy Per Illinois Board of Higher Education guidelines.
Other tuition waiver information Dislocated workers.
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Financial aid contact person Samantha Meredith
Financial aid contact title Director of WOIA Programs
Financial aid contact e-mail Email
Financial aid phone 630.733.1621
Need-based scholarships and grants
State-sponsored scholarships and grants Yes
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Admissions contact person Samantha Meredith
Admissions contact title Director of WIOA Programs
Admissions contact e-mail Email
For incoming students Minimally difficult (about 95% of applicants accepted)
Entrance difficulty level for these groups Minimally difficult (about 95% of applicants accepted)
High school education High school diploma required and GED accepted.
Application deadline Continuous
Submit these items:
High school transcript or GED certificate Recommended, but not required
Interview Required for all students
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Certificate or diploma Yes
To get a catalog Samantha Meredith
Director of WIOA Programs
Academic calendar Days or weeks.
Number of faculty on campus 25 +
Student faculty ratio 8 :1
Evenings Yes
On-line/distance learning Yes
Part time Yes
Summer school Yes
Weekends Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes
Online registration for classes Yes
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Tutoring Yes
Other services other all students will have access to Microsoft Career Connector where they will have access to 1:1 coaching and job postings.
Accessibility contact person Samantha Meredith
Accessibility contact title Director of WIOA Programs
Accessibility contact e-mail Email
Designated parking Yes - free parking
Registration assistance Yes
Tutors Yes
Low-income students Yes
Minorities Yes
Veterans Yes
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Career contact person Samantha Meredith
Career contact e-mail address Email
Had a full-time job offer within six months of graduation 90%
Alumni networking and mentoring Yes
Career counseling Yes
Career library Yes
Job interviews Yes
Job interview preparation Yes
Résumé preparation assistance Yes
Résumé referral to employers Yes
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.