The Regional Office of Education for Will County is based in Joliet, but this office, located in the shopping center…More off Maple Road, is a branch in New Lenox. The regional office serves as an intermediate agency between the Illinois Board of Education and local school districts.
Regional Superintendent Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant is the only elected educator in the county. The regional office conducts a number of services, including bus driver training, criminal background checks, educator registration and certification and health and safety inspections.
Behavioral Health and Education Specialists 1890 Silver Cross Blvd, New Lenox, IL60451 Behavioral Health and Education Specialists is a multidisciplinary professional service group. It offers a range…More of services and specialties, including educational behavioral health services for adults, children and teens. Some services include tutoring programs, kindergarten screenings, ACT preparation courses, group and individual psychotherapy, evaluations and more.
The Mackay Education Center is a public day treatment school that provides therapeutic and academic services…More for special education students.
The center is part of the Lincoln-Way Area Special Education District 843, which takes students from New Lenox District 122 and other surrounding public school districts.
There is an academic and a therapeutic component. The academic component involves a curriculum with courses required for graduation, and the therapeutic aspect involves group or individual therapy, a community classroom model that encourages skill-based learning and a point system that rewards model behavior.
Providence Catholic Children's Academy 1800 W Lincoln Hwy, New Lenox, IL60451 Providence Catholic Children's Academy is an early educational school. It offers a religious and age appropriate…More curriculum for students, providing a safe and nurturing environment for children ages 3 through 5. Some lessons and activities include religious education, social activities, physical education, reading comprehension and much more. The school hosts kindergarten, p-K, preschool, toddlers programs and more. It operates under the auspices of the Diocese of Joliet and admits students of any race, color, sex, natural and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, progress and activities generally available to students at the school.