GPEAK: A free and open resource for ensuring essential skill competency for employers and individuals in our region.
What is GPEAK?
GPEAK MEASURES an individual’s demonstration of essential skills and knowledge needed for meaningful employment, while encouraging participants to reflect on their growth and development of essential skills.
GPEAK VALIDATES and communicates this information in a manner recognized by employers and education and training institutions across the greater Peoria region.
GPEAK SERVES our community with a free and open platform for students, professionals and employers in the region. By January 2021, the Illinois Central College website will be the main hub for GPEAK information.
GPEAK Lead Partners
GPEAK Competencies and Performance Indicators
At the foundation of the GPEAK system are the state’s Essential Employability Competencies and a set of related Performance Indicators defined through extensive input from Peoria-area stakeholders. Competencies in the GPEAK system are organized under three main headings:
Interested in learning more about how your organization and participate in the January 2021 Launch of GPEAK? Drop us a line below!
Individuals from the following local organizations participated in the development of GPEAK:
American Red Cross
East Peoria High School
Excalibur Seasoning Co.
Express Employment Prof.
Greater Peoria Family YMCA
Illini Bluffs High School
Illinois Central College
Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Junior Achievement of Central Illinois
Komatsu America Corp.
Methodist College of Nursing
Morton Economic Development Council
Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce
Peoria Friendship House
Peoria Public Schools
Prairie State Legal Services
RSM US LLP
The Kim Group
Tri County Urban League
Unity Point Health
Washington High School
West Central Building & Construction