School leaders throughout Illinois were asked what helped them survive the chaos of the last eight months. The Illinois State Superintendent of Education, often shortened to State Superintendent, is a statewide government office in the U.S. state of Illinois.. Bruce Rauner appointed Smith to his education transition team in the fall of 2014, and by April 2015 he was named superintendent of the Illinois State Board of Education. Susan Morrison — Retired from ISBE as chief education officer in June 2015, she was appointed to the board by Gov. In the upcoming webinar on January 20 from 3-4 p.m., Surviving COVID Chaos, veteran principal, superintendent, author, and speaker Jim Burgett will discuss … Test centers are open, and seats are available throughout the State of Illinois. She is the first active superintendent to ever serve on the ISBE Board, according to the administration. Jane Quinlan — Regional Superintendent for the Champaign-Ford Counties Regional Office of Education since 2006, Quinlan is a Republican. The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is aware and working on the issue. In the meantime, here are a few suggestions: Try various browsers: Internet Explorer, Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc. Leak also serves as Vice Chair of the Illinois State Board of Education. The Illinois State Board of Education on Tuesday swore in its first-ever woman and person of color to hold the position of superintendent. Foreshadowing that the end of his tenure was near, Smith’s name was notably missing from a 35-person advisory group Pritzker formed to craft his education agenda. SAUK VILLAGE, IL — The Illinois 2021 Superintendent of the year has been awarded to Dr. Donna Leak, superintendent of Community Consolidated Schools District 168. Gov. To join the Illinois State Board of Education Weekly Message listserv, please contact ISBE’s Office of Communications at (217) 782-4648 or weeklymessage@isbe.net. Where local guidance permits, the Illinois-based Pearson VUE-owned test centers (PPCs) have reopened for Illinois Licensure Testing System (ILTS). A regional office of education (ROE), sometimes called a regional superintendent's office, is a level of educational administration in Illinois.Each one has an educational service region, or simply region, consisting of one or more counties, and supervisory jurisdiction over the school districts lying primarily in that county or those counties. The Illinois Superintendent of Education is a state executive position in the Illinois state government. Bruce Rauner in 2017. The Illinois Superintendent of Education is a state executive position in the Illinois state government.