Chicago Regional Council of
Carpenters Apprentice & Training Program


Frank T. Libby
Jeffrey Isaacson
Bruce A. Nelson
John Clearwater
Keith Jutkins
R. Nathan German
Cory J. Zimmerly

Employer Trustees

J. David Pepper
George Tuhowski, III
Terrence Roche
Daniel F. Aussem
Gerald W. Thiel, Jr.

VINCE STICCA – Director/Coordinator

Craig Triplett – Assistant Director
Kina McAfee – Assistant Coordinator
Nicholas Sanfilippo – 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 ph.
(815) 332-7007 fax

The Carpenter Training Center (CTC) provides training for 40,000 Pre-Apprentice, Apprentice, and Journeyman Union Carpenters in the central region of the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters (CRCC). The counties in the central region of the Chicago Regional Council are:

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

For more information about the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters please visit:

The Carpenter Training Center is a joint trusteeship of the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Union 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

Elk Grove Village

145,000 sf.
Class, shop, meeting space, general carpentry, industrial, carpentry specialties.
Day, evening, weekend training

Elk Grove Village Annex School

Elk Grove Village – Annex

80,000 sf.
Flooring, Roofing, Layout, Millwright
Day, evening, weekend training


Chicago School

80,000 sf.
General carpentry & carpentry specialties.
Day, evening, weekend training

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

Every year, 6,000 of our members take advantage of 250 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.