John Meixner, Regional Superintendent of Schools
Fulton | Hancock | McDonough | Schuyler

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Due to ongoing community spread of COVID-19, ROE26 has moved to an appointment-only model until further notice.
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As State Reports Record-Breaking Daily Case Totals and Hospitalizations, New Mitigations Aimed at Saving Lives, Protecting Economy, and Preventing Another Stay at Home Order “Tier 3 boils down to this: if you don’t need to do it, don’t.” – Gov. Pritzker

The new partnership will support parents in building a habit of engagement at home to boost children’s school readiness.

57 of 97 Local Health Departments Reaching Out to 90 Percent of Cases, 86 0f 97 Reaching Out to 75 Percent or More

I’ve heard from citizens on all sides of the issue regarding the recent Resurgent...

The Fulton County COVID-19 Task Force is pleased to announce drive thru COVID-19 Testin...

ISBE honors 233 additional educators and school personnel with Those Who Excel awards

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges to routine medical care, causing ma...

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced today a...

The 3 W’s still apply – Wash your hands. Watch your distance. Wear your mask.

ISBE also names winners of new honors in bilingual, early childhood, and special education

Digital Equity Formula Grant provides 471 Local Education Agencies with funds to purchase devices and expand internet connectivity

ISBE accepting testimony in writing and at three virtual budget hearings in October

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has announced the...

More than $500,000 in grant funding will help reduce testing fees by more than 60% for thousands of Illinois residents

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges to routine medical care, causing ma...

Increases in readiness follow historic investments in early childhood

ROE26 is proud to announce we will be a cohort host for teachers and counselors pursuing National Board Certification during the 2020-2021 school year. Click the title to learn more

Regional Offices of Education #26 and #33 has hired a local educator to serve as Consortium Coordinator to continue its mission of ensuring children living in west-central Illinois receive the best quality education. Click the title to read more.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on June 8, 2020, a petition containing two signatures was properly filed with the ex-officio Secretary of the Regional Board of School Trustees of Fulton-Hancock-McDonough-Schuyler Counties, Illinois, requesting that the following described territory, to wit: Click the title to read more

"The health and well-being of our children, their parents, our teachers, administrators and all school district employees are our Number 1 priority," says John Meixner, Regional Superintendent of Schools for ROE26. Click the title to read more.

Program addresses increased nutrition needs of children and families during COVID-19 pandemic

400,000 Illinois residents set to return to work as state moves into Phase 4 on June 26; New guidelines will allow key leisure, recreation and business sectors to safely reopen

Legislation Expands Emergency Use of Remote Learning, Makes Changes to School Code in Response to COVID-19

The Illinois State Board of Education has updated the teacher licensure requirements to allow teacher licenses to be issued, transferred or renewed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The COVID-19 pandemic presents state high school associations with a myriad of challenges. The NFHS Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC) offers a document as guidance on how state associations can consider approaching the many components of “opening up” high school athletics and activities across the United States.