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Freedom of Information Act

Public Act 96-0542, the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requires public bodies to make public records available to anyone for inspection or copying. There are certain exemptions (exclusions) and rules governed by the Act.

Please direct any VALEES FOIA inquiry to the attention of Mary Borneman, Freedom of Information Officer,

To request information under FOIA from VALEES:

  1. Print the FOIA request form.
  2. Complete and sign your FOIA request form.
  3. Submit your completed FOIA request form in one of the following ways:
  • Mail or deliver the form to VALEES, Auditorium Room 108, Rt. 47 at Waubonsee Drive,
    Sugar Grove, IL 60554
  • Fax the form to (630) 466-9621

Please note that the VALEES office is open during the academic year and closed during the summer months. VALEES follows the Kaneland Unit School District 302 academic calendar. Regular business hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Open Meetings Information

The Open Meetings Act (5 ILCS 120) provides that all meetings of public bodies shall be open to the public unless excepted by specific provisions of the act. The VALEES Open Meetings Information contact is Mary Borneman, Office Manager,

Intergovernmental agreement

VALEES exists through an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between member districts and Area Career Centers. The current IGA is available for review. Local Educational Agencies within the VALEES region are afforded the opportunity to join VALEES through the terms described in the current IGA.

Policy Manual

The current VALEES policy manual (most recent update May 9, 2023) outlines the policies of the region.

budget hearing

August 22, 2023 – Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove Campus, Building A Room 161

Coordinating Council Meeting Dates

The VALEES Coordinating Council meets at 8:00 a.m. on the Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove Campus, Academic and Professional Center, Room 194. Meeting notice and agenda are posted at the VALEES office, Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove Campus, Auditorium Room 108.

September 12, 2023 – Minutes

December 5, 2023 – Minutes

February 6, 2024 – Minutes

May 7, 2024 – Agenda


FY24 Joint Agreement Budget

Annual Statement of Affairs

FY23 Annual Statement of Affairs

perkins Indicator Measures Report and annual ISBE required report

State reported data on Perkins indicator measures is available by region (VALEES) and by district at this Illinois State Board of Education Website. Additionally ISBE required CTE Annual Report for the VALEES region is available here.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

VALEES does not discriminate in employment or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or any other characteristic protected by law in its programs and activities.

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