Illinois CSI Partners
The Illinois State Board of Education oversees a statewide system of support (SSoS) that provides comprehensive and targeted district and school improvement services. The SSoS is organized into nine areas, as well as a tenth area consisting of the Chicago Public Schools (CPS).
SSoS services in the nine areas outside Chicago are delivered through Illinois CSI in collaboration with its SSoS partners, including the Regional Offices of Education and Intermediate Service Centers, the Illinois Principals Association, the Illinois Association of School Boards, the Illinois Statewide Technical Assistance Collaborative, the Illinois Resource Center, and the Illinois Response to Intervention Network.
Please see the table below for information about our SSoS partners.
|Partner Name||Contact Information||Partner Description|
|Illinois Association of Regional Superintendents of Schools|
Pat Del Santo 630-232-5963 email@example.com
|The purpose of this organization is to support the roles of Regional Superintendents of Schools and Assistant Regional Superintendents, and of Regional Offices of Education in Illinois, personall and professionally, in their efforts to: promote quality education for the school children and citizens of Illinois; provide educational leadership; impact public policy; and deliver educational services effectively for the benefit of Illinois school districts, other educational entities, and educational system clients of all ages.|
|Illinois Principals Association (IPA)|
|IPA facilitates strong and effective leadership through advocacy, networking, and professional development. It provides a strong online professional learning community across the state of Illinois with the EdLeaders Network.|
|Illinois Association of School Business Officials (IASBO)|
Mike A. Jacoby
Devoted to the school business management profession, IASBO does the following:
- Provides networking opportunities, continuing education, and training
- Promotes the value of the profession and empowering school business officials
- Fosters strong alliances among educational organizations
- Connects school business officials to reliable companies, services, and products for schools
|Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB)|
|IASB supports relationships between the school board, superintendent, and school administrators while clearly defining roles and responsibilities for each— for example, the school board develops policy, the superintendent establishes procedures and manages the implementation of policy, and school administrators have operational flexibility for implementing procedures.|
|Illinois Resource Center||Josie Yanguas|
The Center assists teachers and administrators serving linguistically and culturally diverse students.
It provides high-quality differentiated professional development informed by data that is embedded in the profession, intentionally supports implementation of the plan objectives, and is aligned across the system to achieve desired changes in education professionals’ practices.
|Illinois Statewide Technical Assistance Collaborative (ISTAC)||Michele Carmichael|
|ISTAC emphasizes a safe and effective learning environment that addresses nonacademic factors that impact student achievement such as students’ social, emotional, and health needs. The collaborative focuses on a comprehensive system of learning supports that provide adaptable support for students and educators based on academic, physical, behavioral, social, and emotional needs.|
|Illinois Response to Intervention (RTI) Network||Julie West|
|The RTI Action Network supports instruction and classroom management practices that are evidence based, adaptable to individual and diverse learning needs, and accessible to all students.|