The Department of Juvenile Justice operates School District #428 according to the Illinois Compiled Statutes (105 ILCS 5/13-40). "Its purpose is to enhance the quality and scope of education for inmates and wards within the Department of Juvenile Justice so that they will be better motivated and better equipped to restore themselves to constructive and law abiding lives in the community."  According to statute, "It shall be responsible for the education of youth within the Department of Juvenile Justice and inmates age 21 or under within the Department of Corrections who have not yet earned a high school diploma or a General Educational Development (GED) certificate and the said district may establish primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special and advanced educational schools as provided in this Act."  The Board of Education for this district shall with the aid and advice of professional educational personnel of the Department of Juvenile Justice and the State Board of Education determine the needs and type of schools and the curriculum for each school within the school district.

District #428 School Board Members:

  • Candice Jones, President
  • Tresa Dunbar
  • Carl Ellis
  • Anthony Grady
  • David A. Green
  • James Gunnell
  • Donald Smoot

School Board Meeting Schedule:

All Board meetings will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will be held at the Aftercare Services Office, 100 N. Western Ave. in Chicago.

August 16, 2013
September 20, 2013
October 18, 2013
November 15, 2013
December 20, 2013 - Meeting CANCELLED
January 17, 2014
February 21, 2014
March 21, 2014 - Meeting Rescheduled to March 28, 2014
April 18, 2014
May 16, 2014
May 27, 2014 - Special Meeting
June 11, 2014 - Special Meeting
June 13, 2014 - Special Meeting
June 20, 2014
July 17, 2014 - Special Meeting
July 18, 2014 - Meeting CANCELLED
August 15, 2014
September 19, 2014
October 17, 2014
November 21, 2014
December 19, 2014

School Board Agendas:

School Board Minutes:

May 16, 2014
April 18, 2014
March 28, 2014
February 21, 2014
January 17, 2014
November 15, 2014
October 29, 2014
September 20, 2013
August 26, 2013
August 16, 2013

 

 

School District Calendar 2014-2015