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Annual Directions 2015 College and Career Fair Event Approaching for Students in Special Education

In an effort to help encourage and provide guidance for parents transitioning their students out of high school and into vocational or collegiate opportunities after graduation, District 211 is part of a team of local educational institutions participating in Directions College and Career Fair 2015. The event, which will take place on Sept. 29 from 5:45 – 8:30 p.m. at the Forest View Educational Center, 2121 S. Goebbert Rd., in Arlington Heights, is sponsored by Township High School District 211, High School District 214, Barrington Community Unit School District 220, St. Viator High School, William Rainey Harper College, and Northwest Educati...

District 211 Higgins Education Center Offers Centralized Location for Multiple Special Education Programs

District 211 offers several special education programs that meet the needs of its students and community, and for the first time many of those programs will be housed in one centralized building. The District 211 Higgins Education Center, 1030 W. Higgins Rd., is undergoing renovations to house programs that were either outside of District 211 boundaries or did not have a permanent structure. The building will offer greater efficiency of support, administration, transportation services, and utilization of the District’s facilities. “The centralized location of the Higgins Education Center will allow us to serve our students within the ...

Businesses Honored for Partnerships, Worksites Provided to D211 Students with Special Needs

Several community businesses were recently recognized for their partnership with District 211 to provide worksites for students with special needs. The businesses were honored by the Board of Education at its Feb.12 meeting. There are 23 local businesses that partner with District 211, and through these partnerships the District is able to provide students with true-to-life work experiences that help prepare students for their lives after high school. “The transition from high school to young adulthood can be nerve-racking and complex for students with disabilities,” said Renée Erickson, director of Special Education at District 211.  ...

Annual Directions 2014 Event Approaching for Students in Special Education

In an effort to help encourage and provide guidance for parents transitioning their students out of high school and into vocational or collegiate opportunities after graduation, District 211 is part of a team of local educational institutions participating in Directions Fair, which will take place on September 30 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Forest View Educational Center, 2121 S. Goebbert Rd., in Arlington Heights. The event is sponsored by District 211, Township High School District 214, Barrington Community Unit School District 220, William Rainey Harper College, and St. Viator High School. Directions Fair is scheduled on Tuesday, Sept. ...