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Waubonsee’s Communities of Excellence Program Recognizes Completers

Administrators and graduates of the Waubonsee Communities of Excellence Program, which just became the second group to complete training through the program.

Waubonsee Community College this week recognized its second group of participants to complete the Communities of Excellence Program. Those recognized during the ceremony at the college’s Aurora Downtown Campus completed 96 hours of specialized training.

The program responds to the professional development needs of local government employees by enhancing a broad range of skills needed to serve the public. Participants come from a wide range of departments including Finance, Police, Parks and Recreation, Streets, Buildings, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Compliance. Communities of Excellence was custom-developed by the college’s Workforce Development Division, in partnership with local municipal leaders.

Those who completed the program this spring are: Christopher Atkinson, Plano; David Ballas, Plano; Craig Becker, Plano; Rhonda Besco, of Aurora; Barbara Chalfin, Plano; Janet Goehst, Plano; Zoila Gomez, Plano; Donald Haggard, Plano; Dawn Metzger, Aurora; Karl Tisberger, Plano and Ron Vander Band, Plano.