D209 to Host Community Forum on Strategic Plan Tonight, Thursday, April 20, 6 PM

District 209 students during a graduation ceremony last year. | File Thursday, April 20, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews District 209 Superintendent Dr. Jesse Rodriguez and other district administrators will present aspects of a strategic plan for the district that is currently under development. The plan is being developed with the consideration of data culled from Rodriguez’s recent listening, learning planning and researching … Continue reading D209 to Host Community Forum on Strategic Plan Tonight, Thursday, April 20, 6 PM

District 209 Declares Itself a ‘Welcoming and Safe District’ for All Students

Members of the District 209 school board during a Feb. 15 board meeting where they passed a resolution designating the district “welcoming and safe.” Click the image to access the meeting video. The discussion on the resolution starts at around the 54:00 mark.  Friday, February 17, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 12:44 p.m. At a Feb. 15 regular meeting, the Proviso … Continue reading District 209 Declares Itself a ‘Welcoming and Safe District’ for All Students

D209 Community Town Hall Sparks Optimism

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 || Originally Published: Forest Park Review || By Thomas Vogel  Dozens of Forest Parkers gathered Jan. 24 at Forest Park Village Hall to share ideas about improving Proviso District 209, to meet school leadership — including newly hired Superintendent Jesse Rodriguez — and to brainstorm solutions to several persistent issues, including student underachievement. The town hall-style get-together is part of a … Continue reading D209 Community Town Hall Sparks Optimism