Regional Office of Education #26- Hancock/McDonough

130 S. Lafayette, Suite 200, Macomb, IL 61455


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Contact Name: Eileen Scoup ROE #26 advises, monitors, and supports local school districts as they strive to provide the best possible educational opportunities and experiences for all students. Serving Hancock and McDonough county school ROE #26: operates as a liaison to the Illinois State Board of Education; monitors the educational standards of County schools and agencies; distributes federal and state funds to County schools and agencies; oversees County truancy activities; inspects county school properties for life safety compliance; provides GED testing and services; operations the Regional Safe Schools Program as well as the Alternative High Schools through the Truants? Alternative and Optional Education Program; maintains an internet web page of resources for educators, parents, and interested citizens; schedules initial training courses and refresher courses for school bus drivers; provides programs for students, provides induction workshops for beginning teachers; helps teacher and administrators obtain their certificates; provides a customized list of substitute teachers to each school district on a bi-monthly basis; maintains an up to date listing of teacher vacancies in the two county area; vocational programming; and services for at-risk youth ages 0-3. Contact Name: Eileen Scoup