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Career Development System

Career Development System (CDS) is a a consortium consisting of South Suburban College and High School Districts 205, 215 and 228 working cooperatively to help youth and adults plan and prepare for their future through life-long learning.

Career Development System (CDS) is one of the statewide network of Education for Employment (EFE) groups, whose primary goal is to establish quality Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs that incorporate the knowledge and skills needed in life as an integral part of academic and CTE programming and emphasize the continuum of learning from elementary through post secondary education.


Carol Brooks
Executive Director

Nancy Irons
Administrative Assistant


Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm
Closed School Holidays

The Illinois State Board of Education compiles CTE Perkins Performance Indicators (Perkins Measures) for the entire state. The CTE Dashboard allows users to view state-wide data, or subsets of data by region, district, school, and population categories.

IL CTE Data Portal