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Cook County Higher Education (CCHE) at The North Shore Campus:

Provide local access and support for college education and training on the North Shore of Lake Superior.

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Cook County Higher Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Blackburn as our next Executive Director effective June 12th. Karen will be replacing Paula Sundet Wolf, who previously announced that she will be retiring this summer after twenty years of outstanding service for the organization.

Karen has a B.A. Degree in Economics from Yale University and has lived and worked in Cook County for the past twenty two years. Her previous work experience includes ten years as Controller with Lutsen Mountains, many years operating her own bookkeeping business in support of various non-profit organizations in the area, a brief stint with the Cook County Economics Authority and most recently as Financial Coordinator for Cook County for the past three years.
Karen I. Halbersleben, President of the Board for Cook County Higher Education said: "We are extremely pleased to have hired Karen following an in depth and extensive review of a very strong pool of highly qualified candidates, which speaks to the reputation that Cook County Education has garnered in the region and the state."

The entire Board looks forward with great enthusiasm to welcoming and working with Karen and would like to thank Paula for her outstanding service in developing CCHE into an organization that has contributed greatly to the entire Cook County community. We wish Karen well in her new role and Paula a happy and prosperous retirement.


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Annual Report 2016 

Posted by Cook County  Higher Education on December, 2016

Annual Report 2015 Page 1

Posted by Cook County Higher Education on Tuesday, December 6, 2016

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Posted by Cook County Higher Education on Tuesday, December 6, 2016
2014 Annual Report 1 Post by Cook County Higher Education.
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Upcoming Events

Community Tech Nights
Feb 22, 2018 - 6:00-7:00pm

Cook County Higher Education Open House with a presentation by Staci Drouillard Chippewa City People and Stories
Feb 27, 2018 - 5pm-7pm
Karen Blackburn and Staci Drouillard

Swedish Movie Night (will include subtitles)- Movie TBD
Mar 4, 2018 - 2pm
Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux

Social Justice Conference: Preparing Parents and the Community to Continue the Conversation
Mar 8, 2018 - 6:30pm
Bill Blackwell

Annual Cook County Schools Job and College Fair: CCHE Table
Mar 29, 2018 - 3:30pm-5:30pm
Sarah Stover - Student Services Coordinator at CCHE

EntFund | Be Strategic: Grow Your Business
Starts Apr 18, 2018
Steve Surbaugh

ServSafe Food Manager Certification Training
Starts May 15, 2018
Jay Arrowsmith Decoux

ServSafe Food Manager Renewal Training
Starts May 15, 2018
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Grand Marais Art Colony Artist Talks | Unfiltered: A Conversation about Art and Water
Jun 20, 2018 - 7pm
Guilllermo Cuellar, David Feinberg, Malcom Potek

Grand Marais Art Colony Artist Talks | Color and Form
Jun 29, 2018 - 7pm
Greg Mueller and Kami Mendlik

Grand Marais Art Colony Artist Talks | Creativity: Intuition and Intellect
Aug 1, 2018 - 7pm
Hazel Belvo

Grand Marais Art Colony Artist Talks | Drawing: Timeless and Versatile
Aug 15, 2018 - 7pm
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Starts Oct 24, 2018
Pat Campanaro & Steve Surbaugh

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