Truancy Outreach

Truancy Outreach

The Regional Alternative School is responsible for coordinating an ongoing program to assist the region’s schools in requiring good student attendance and assisting local homeless liaisons. The DeWitt, Livingston,Logan, & McLean Counties Truancy/Outreach/Homeless Specialist, will work aggressively with schools and parents to intervene early and resolve school attendance problems. Partnerships among the Regional Office of Education #17, Regional Alternative School, the State’s Attorney’s Office, Court Services, and Social Agencies will serve the communities in resolution of school attendance issues. Additionally, the Truancy/Outreach/Homeless Specialists serve as a bridge between the Area IV Lead Homeless Liaisons, and the local school building homeless Liaisons.

DeWitt, Livingston, Logan, & McLean Counties Truancy/Outreach/Homeless Specialist

Ruth McCartney rmccartney@roe17.org

DeWitt, Livingston, Logan & McLean Counties Truancy/Outreach/Homeless Specialist

Jim Drengwitz jdrengwitz@roe17.org

DeWitt, Livingston, Logan, & McLean Counties Truancy/Outreach/Homeless Specialist

Steve Mintus smintus@roe17.org

Contact

truancy@roe17.org

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