“ Children are our future. The Regional Office of Education partners with families, school districts, and communities to build, support, and enhance educational opportunities for the success of our children, now and in the future. ”

Jill_Reis - Superintendent of the Regiona Office of Education #1, serving Adams and Pike counties of Western Illinois

  Message from the Regional Superintendent of Schools

The mission of the Regional Office of Education is to support families and educators as they go about the important business of educating our young people.  The Regional Office is here to support you in this worthy endeavor!  Browse our website and see what services we have available, or feel free to contact us.  We are happy to help! Thank you for your commitment to education!  

Jill S. Reis

Regional Superintendent of Schools



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ISBE has released a series of How-To videos focusing on teacher licensure and navigating your ELIS account.  

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Reminder: Be sure all of your contact information is up to date in your Educator Licensure Information System (ELIS) account so you will not miss any important reminders or updates regarding your license.  

The Future of Illinois Middle Grades:  This document provides a reference for stakeholders, administrators, and educators as Illinois transitions from the current middle school endorsement structure to new middle grades programs and endorsement requirements.  This document outlines the transition, frequently asked questions, and example scenarios.  

The Future of Illinois Middle Grades Document 


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