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Lawrence Education Center

101 East Laurel
Springfield, IL 62704

LEC students should receive an email from your instructor

Mar 23, 2020 If you have not please leave a message on the school phone--525-3233 with your name and email. Your instructor will email you with instructions on next steps. Thanks

District 186 providing Free Meals for students at various locations

Mar 18, 2020 Students--If you need a meal stop by one of the locations listed: between the hours of 8:30 -10:00 am for a free bagged grab-and-go breakfast and lunch  Lanphier High School - Behind school in east parking lot Southeast High School - West parking lot behind the school Springfield High School - Commons parking lot at Washington & Parker Franklin Middle School - Behind the school in the west driveway Food will be distributed from First Student Buses in these locations READ MORE

LEC Adult Education Students should look for an email from your Instructor

Mar 17, 2020 LEC Instructors sent out emails to current students to help support learning. If you did not receive an email from your Instructor on Monday, email,  kathilee@sps186.org  and your email will be forwarded to your Instructor for learning opportunities while the program is closed.

Community Resources

Mar 16, 2020 Community Resources Kumler Outreach Ministries (Food/Clothes) M-F 9am-noon 217-523-2269 *Evening pantry every third Thursday of the month from 5:30p-6:30p. Grace Lutheran Church (Food) M/T/R 11a-2:30p; W 11a-1p 217-522-3965 Unemployment Benefits: **Individuals unemployment due to COVID-19 can generally qualify for unemployment benefits to the full extent permitted by federal law. READ MORE

SMTD suspends supplemental bus routes to LEC while District 186 is closed

Mar 15, 2020 Lawrence Education Center students please watch for updates from SMTD and District 186. SMTD recommends creating an account on the Bus Tracker page and subscribing to the routes you use often so that you are notified as soon as something changes. SMTD will also be pushing out manual alerts through the Google Transit feed so riders are notified if a route is suspended.

Lawrence Education Center School Closure Information

Mar 13, 2020 As part of District 186, Lawrence Education Center will be closed for students beginning Monday, March 16, through Monday, March 30. All programs, all classes, workshops, and field trips are canceled until further notice. There will NOT be registration during this time.   Please call 525-3233, if you have questions.  

No School for Lawrence Education Center

Feb 26, 2020 There will be no school for all programs at LEC today

Soul Food Celebration

Feb 21, 2020 LEC staff provided the Soul Food on Wed., Feb. 19th, in celebration of Black History Month.  Students were invited to the luncheon buffet of fried fish, fried chicken, mac n cheese, pulled pork sandwiches, collard greens, baked beans, deviled eggs, sweet potatoes, cornbread, sweet potato pie, banana pudding and sweet tea. The food was awesome and students and staff enjoyed the meal. Thanks to all who organized, cooked and donated to the festivities. 

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