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Regional Office of Education

Picture of Regional Superintendent Shawn Walsh

Dr. Shawn Walsh

Regional Superintendent
Phone: (815) 740-8360
Fax: (815) 740-4788

Resources

Current and prospective teachers:

EdTechReview is a free resource that helps teachers and administrators make more informed technology decisions.  The Website has hundreds of unbiased reviews of technology solutions by k12 educators and administrators.
EdTech Review

www.goldenapple.org

www.academicinfo.net/ed.html

Lesson Plan/Curriculum ideas
www.everythingESL.net

Discovery Education - Great content--all free of charge!

http://school.discoveryeducation.com

Free Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
www.free.ed.gov

Local Educational/Social Organizations:

Advocates United for Joliet Children A network of Advocate Stakeholders accountable for assessing, referring, tracking, evaluating and implementing a system of care and education to enable all Joliet children to achieve their full potential.

apieceofthepuzzleA social community dedicated to those with special needs and disabilities. Chat room, game room, parents forum and articles for parents, educators, schools and organizations.

Youthfutures. An online search engine provided by the Workforce Investment Board of Will County. If you need help, Youthfutures is where you will find it - from specialized technology training to family support to health services and much more.

Child Care Resource & Referral, a non-profit referral agency

Lambs Fold Lamb’s Fold Center for Women and Children serves homeless and abused women and children by providing them with community based supportive housing, personalized
recovery services, and assisting them to achieve self-sufficiency.

Cerebral Palsy Guide

Child Care Help

www.childcarehelp.com

 

Learning Technology Center Area 1 South
www.ltc1s.k12.il.us

TREES: Three Rivers Education for Employment System www.trees.k12.il.us

TREP: Three Rivers Educational Partnerships: www.trma.org/trep/PROGRAMS.HTM

Will County Farm Bureau: Education in the Classroom www.willcfb.com

WILCO: www.wilco.k12.il.us

 

School Residency and Enrollment:
Affidavit for Enrollment Form
Guidelines for Affidavit for Enrollment Form
Enrollment Guidance
Enrollment Guideline Pamphlet

 

Professional Organizations:

Illinois Association of School Boards www.iasb.com
Illinois Association of School Administrators: www.iasaedu.org

Illinois Association of School Board Officials: www.iasbo.org
Illinois Association of Regional School Superintendents: www.iarss.org

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards: www.nbpts.org

 

Will County residents are fortunate to have so many outstanding, dedicated social service organizations. Several of these local agencies have generously offered their informational services to teachers and/or students at Will County Schools through the Connecting Schools & Community program implemented by the Will County Regional Office of Education.

This program gives our agencies the opportunity to provide their services to our schools by registering with this office.

Below is a list of organizations and links to their information.

Agape

Boy Scouts of America   Blast into Scouting Program

CASA of Will County

Cerebral Palsy Guidance

Children & Family Connections

Easter Seals, Joliet Region

Forest Preserve District of Will County

Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana

Health World Outreach Education

Illinois State Board of Education

Joliet Area Community Hospice

Morning Star Mission

Pilcher Park

Prarie State Legal Services 

Will County Land Use