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, firstname.lastname@example.org
To request information under FOIA from VALEES:
- Print the FOIA request form.
- Complete and sign your FOIA request form.
- Submit your completed FOIA request form in one of the following ways:
- Mail or deliver the form to VALEES, Bldg. A, Rm. 116, 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, email@example.com
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.
The current VALEES policy manual (most recent update May 9, 2023) outlines the policies of the region.
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. Meeting notice and agenda are posted at the VALEES office, Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove Campus, Building A, Room 161.
December 6, 2022 – Minutes
February 7, 2023 – Minutes
May 9, 2023 – Agenda
September 12, 2023 – Agenda
December 5, 2023
February 6, 2024
May 7, 2024
Annual Statement of Affairs
perkins Indicator Measures Report
State reported data on Perkins indicator measures is available by region (VALEES) and by district at this Illinois State Board of Education Website.
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.