Leuwania Baker

Director of Student Support Services
and Special Education

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.

Interested in Becoming a Special Education Teacher?

The Sangamon County Regional Office of Education is exploring the possibility of bringing to the area a college or university cohort designed to prepare candidates for an Illinois License to teach in Special Education.

~Candidates would need to have an Associates degree or the equivalent number of credit hours.
~Classes would meet one evening per week.

If you are interested, please complete the attached form and return it to:
Sangamon County ROE-SDC
2201 Toronto Road, Suite A
Springfield, IL 62712

C.H.A.R.M.S. 5K Run/Walk

The 2nd annual C.H.A.R.M.S. 5K run/walk will be on May 17th at Washington Park. The run is to benefit the Autism Program of Illinois and the Ronald McDonald House. Anyone interested in participating in the run/walk can register at or send in the attached registration form.