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District 211 ATP Program Changes Lives Through Creating Opportunities

Three days a week Allison Meehan goes to work. She runs through her morning routines and makes sure she gets herself to work at the local police department on time. Allison, or “A-Team” as her coworkers call her, is always interested in learning new tasks and starts the day’s projects with a smile on her face. Her hard work and love for her community show as she enthusiastically jokes around in the office while breezing through her work. While Allison’s day sounds similar to many, it is how she got there that is truly unique. Allison also has an intellectual disability that challenges her in her day-to-day life, but she has developed ...

A Message from the Superintendent: Brand New

This post was reprinted from the July/August Superintendent's Newsletter, and written by Superintendent of Schools Nancy Robb  Welcome to the 2013-2014 school year! To begin this year, I am pleased to report that District 211 recently reviewed and adopted a new “brand” statement. For those not familiar with that phrase, let me describe what it means. Branding actually stems from the practice, started in the middle ages, of marking cattle or other livestock with a unique symbol to indicate ownership. In more recent times, the term branding was imported by the business community to represent a public statement expressing a company’s ...