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.
  • Fingerprint appointments will take place from 8:30am-11:30am on Wednesdays unless other arrangements have been made in advance with Molly Hopper at the Macomb office.
  • Fingerprint appointments with the Canton Business Office can be made by calling (309) 518-4017. Leave a message, and we will contact you as soon as possible.
  • Go to About > Meet our Staff to view ROE26 staff email and phone numbers or call Lindsay at (309) 575-3226 for additional information.

Western Area Career System

CTE LogoWestern Area Career System (WACS) is a non-profit educational system that was established in the mid 1980's by the Illinois State Board of Education. Western Area Career System is one of over 50 Education for Employment Systems that provide a variety of services and benefits to school districts, serving 15 school districts in West Central Illinois.

Systems provide staff development to teachers, work with post secondary institutions to provide seamless transition to career technical programs by aligning career programs with community colleges including STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs and providing programs and support services to special needs students. Western Area Career 'system works with other organizations including Workforce Investment, Macomb Area Economic Development Corporation, Department of Human Services, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Western Illinois University, two community colleges (Carl Sandberg College and Spoon River College) and employers in the area to meet labor market needs.

For more information, visit the WACS website