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.

Special Education Series - Three Part Workshop

This three part workshop is based on the book "Educational Rights and Responsibilities: Understanding Special Education in Illinois". This guide was developed by the Illinois State Board of Education. Participants who attend all three trainings will receive a free copy of this 220 page book.

Snacks will be served. Free childcare is provided, however it requires preregistration. Please RSVP to Parent Mentor, Mary Wyman, at 217-525-3060 or Call if you have any questions.

Springfield Center for Independent Living
330 South Grand Avenue West
Springfield, IL 62704

Part 1:
Thursday, October 15, 2015
6:00-7:30 p.m.

Part 2:
Thursday, November 19, 2015
6:00-7:30 p.m.

Part 3:
Thursday, December 17, 2015
6:00-7:30 p.m.