Welcome to Williamson County Edu Services

Williamson County Education Services (WCES) provides educational services to the five school districts of Williamson County.  The services  include Pre-Kindergarten programs for children ages 3-5, special education services and pre-vocational programming for students within Williamson County.   Please click on any of the logos in the banner to access each program.   Thank your for visiting our site.

NEWS and updates

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATES AND RESOURCES

ISBE is working in partnership with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) to ensure we are providing the most current resources and guidance to support Illinois education communities regarding the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. Please know that this is a rapidly evolving situation and we will continue to share up-to-date information as it becomes available.

The Mandatory Closure of schools by Executive Order:  March 17 - April 7, 2020.

ISBE guidance for schools:  here

ISBE guidance for Special Education during school closure here 

Center for Disease Control guidance for schools here

IL Department of Public Health guidance for schools here

Dept of Education - OSEP guidance here -- Supplemental Information from 3/21/20 here


WCES has compiled a list of activities and resources to support our families and students during this time.  

Click here:   WCES RESOURCES

All schools throughout Williamson County are providing meal pick up and/or delivery of meals to children.  Please contact your home school or serving school for more information on time and locations.  

The Story Behind Williamson County Education Services
The story behind the formation of the Williamson County Education Services began in 1969 with the formation of Williamson Special Education Cooperative.
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PreSchool Education
Early Childhood Education in Williamson County
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Registration Information

All students must follow registration requirements.  Please check with your child's school for information regarding date, time, and required information.  

NEW INFORMATION FOR 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR:

Welcome to a new school year! Governor Pritzker recently signed House Bill 3586 (now PA 101-515), which impacts the delivery of information related to your child’s special education services.  

Under House Bill 3586, school districts are required to provide all written material that will be considered by the IEP team – other than the components related to the educational and related service minutes proposed for the student and the student’s educational placement – to the student’s parent/guardian at least three (3) school days prior to the IEP eligibility meeting or IEP meeting. The District understands that the contents of these written materials are confidential, a copy will be placed 3 days prior to each IEP meeting in the main office of the serving school of your child unless other arrangements for delivery are made. 

In addition, school districts must make related service logs that record the type of related services administered under a child’s IEP and the minutes of each type of related service that has been administered to the child available for you to review. Please note that you have the right to request a copy of your child’s related service logs at any time. If you would like to make this request, please contact your child’s special education teacher or service provider or you may call Williamson County Education Services at 618-993-2138.

We look forward to working with you to provide an appropriate education to your child.



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