Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council
Apprentice & Training Program

Union Trustees

Gary Perinar
Jeffrey Isaacson
Anthony Janowski
John Peters                            Matt Bender                          Ronald Culbertson              Daniel O’Connell

Employer Trustees

Gerald W. Thiel, Jr.
George K. Tuhowski, III
Terrence Roche
Daniel F. Aussem
Stan Pepper                    Michael J. Majcina                  Clint Hoeger                              Michael A. Sunley                  Pat O’Neil


Bob Jacobson – Executive Director

Craig Triplett – Assistant Director

Victor Ceron – Assistant Coordinator
Kina McAfee – Assistant Coordinator
Dave Tumpach – Assistant Coordinator


For more information call 847-640-7373
Fax number: 847-364-8367

For information about Carpentry Apprenticeship and
Training in Rockford, IL and the surrounding area please refer to:
Carpenter Training Center
1117 Tebala Blvd.
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 332-7006 phone
(815) 332-7007 fax

The Carpenter Training Center (CTC) provides training for 51,000 Pre-Apprentice, Apprentice, and Journeyman Union Carpenters in the Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council (MACRC). The counties in the Northeast region of the are:

Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Iroquois, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will.

For more information about the Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council please visit:

The Carpenter Training Center is a joint trusteeship of the Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council with the residential and commercial union contractors of our ten counties. Three centers make up the Carpenter Training Center. They are the following:

Elk Grove Village

180,000 sf.
Classrooms, Shop, Meeting Space, General Carpentry, Industrial, Carpentry Specialties.
Day, Evening, Weekend training

Elk Grove Village Annex School

90,000 sf.
Building Envelope, Flooring, Heavy Highway, Layout, Mass Timber, Millwright, Roofing, Solar
Day, Evening, Weekend training


90,000 sf.
Concrete, General Carpentry, Solar, & Carpentry Specialties.
Day, Evening, Weekend training

We offer many different programs. Please visit our Apprentice Program page for more details.

Every year, 7,500 of our members take advantage of over 225 different evening and weekend classes offered in our Carpenter Skill Advancement Program. These programs are taught in several languages and are offered at our three training centers.


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