Leuwania Baker

Director of Student Support Services
and Special Education

Administrative Assistant
Cathi Marshall

Our mission is to provide support for the success of all students in District 186.

Our district provides a continuum of services for students with disabilities from preschool, age three, through high school graduation. Specialized services are also provided for limited English proficient students, students with health needs, and students with social emotional needs.

We hope our web site addresses many of your questions, but for additional information please call our office at 217-525-3060.

Ilinois State University Multiple Disabilities Graduate Certificate Program

The Special Education Department of Illinois State University is recruiting teachers to participate in a new multiple disabilities graduate certificate program. They will be starting a cohort this summer. It is a 5 course sequence (1 course per semester) to enhance their knowledge related to teaching students with moderate, severe, and multiple disabilities.