With a background in both construction trades and education, Jason Reitz brings valuable experience to our youth and adult training programs.

Jason has worked in the construction industry, both as an independent contractor and for various employers. He has specialized in custom carpentry for commerical and residential projects, including tiny homes.

Jason's educational experience includes managing the outdoor recreation program at Southwestern University, where he taught classes in sustainability and wilderness education. He also participated in Outward Bound, leading juvenile offenders on wilderness trips. Jason has a Masters in Recreation, Parks and Tourism Management from Western Illinois University. 

At CCI, Jason teaches Building Pathways courses for in-school youth and develops curriculum. He also trains adults in our Construction Bootcamps.