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Dr. Shawn Walsh

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

Welcome to the Will County Regional Office of Education


As a school within Will County, you qualify to participate in the SEL Hub Grant to assist schools in addressing the safety-related, trauma-related, and social emotional needs of students and staff. Call 815-744-8334 to learn more!


 Would you like to begin your journey to becoming a National Board Certified Teacher during the 2021-2022 school year?  

The state fall subsidy window opens September 1st and closes on October 11, 2021. This subsidy pays for all fees related to the process. There is a $75 nonrefundable registration fee. This is the only cost a teacher or counselor will incur.  Click here to learn more about the subsidy.

 Free support is available throughout the certification process and support sessions are anticipated to begin in the middle of September.   

 For more information, view this updated 15-minute presentation and brief video from National Board Certified Teachers.  

 An informational webinar will be held on Thursday, September 9th from 7pm to 8 pm. Participants may register using this link

 If you have any questions, please reach out to the National Board Resource Center at (309)438-1835 or nbrc@illinoisstate.edu.


 Suspension of Constitution Test Requirement through June 30, 2022     

**Please see Memorandum for additional details**  

 Constitution Memorandum.pdf   

The suspension of the Constitution Test requirement means: 

  • Anyone who completes and passes an ICCB-approved high school equivalency exam (GED® or HiSET®) based on the State of Illinois requirements between February 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022 will be issued an Illinois High School Equivalency (ILHSE) Certificate  

  • Anyone who completed and passed a high school equivalency exam (GED®, HISET® or TASC) but did not pass the constitution test prior to February 1, 2021, will be issued and Illinois High School Equivalency (ILHSE) certificate upon request.  



The Illinois Department of Labor is now allowing all work permit requests to be conducted via email.  Please refer to our information tab under "Services" for complete details on the requirements. 



"Working with our communities to support student learning," focuses on three areas, Safety, Support and Success.

116 N. Chicago St. Suite 400

Joliet, Illinois 60432


Ottawa Street Parking Deck: 110 N. Ottawa Street - Directions
Scott Street Parking Deck: 11 E. Clinton Street - Directions

The rate for both parking decks is $1.00 an hour.

Rialto Square Theatre Parking lot: $1.50 an hour. Pay at lot kiosk


© 2022 Will County Regional Office of Education


116 North Chicago St. Suite 400
Joliet, IL 60432

Office Hours

8:30am - 4:30pm