Students new to Waukegan who are currently in Kindergarten through 8th grade register in Student Support Services located in Room 23. Please call (847) 599-4228 for an appointment. See the Registration section of our web site for additional details.
All students new to Waukegan who hear a language other than English in the home need to make an appointment for language testing prior to registering. Please call (847) 263-2121 for an appointment.
Parent Infant Education
We offer screening and services for children from birth to age 3 at the Welcome Center. Please call (847) 263-2319 for more information.
Family Resource and Support
We provide practical information to Waukegan Public Schools parents and families pertaining to their specific needs, and referrals on family and educational-related issues.
We coordinate and encourage joint efforts between schools, community members, businesses, and agencies on behalf of the school age children of the District and their families and parents.
Educational Meetings for Parents and Families
Workshops and presentations are given for parents and families of our District, community members, and our District staff, on different subjects, such as child development, reading readiness skills, discipline, improving communication and learning issues.
Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee (BPAC) Meetings
BPAC Meetings are held at least four times a year to address the specific needs of the bilingual population of the District. Information about the Committee can be found here.
Special Education Parent Teacher Advisory Council (SEPTAC) Meetings
Meetings and workshops are offered on family and school related issues to families with children with special needs.
Special Education Parent Mentors
Parent Mentors are available to accompany and support parents at district IEP meetings when requested by either families or educators. Also, they hold numerous workshops for parents to provide them with important strategies to use with their child.
You may contact Janalle Roth at (847) 360-7039 for further information.
Special Education Resource Library (under construction)
The parent resource library will soon offer materials for families that will foster reader-friendly home environments.