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Springfield Public Schools, Spfld, IL

January 2019

District 186

Superintendent Message

Superintendent Gill’s Report -

Facilities Updates

  • Look at bond market to decide on which to sell

  • Begin to prioritize work

Chronic absenteeism
  • Any day a student is out of school counts
Empower All Abilities - FREE conference
  • Feb. 23, 2019 - 8am -12:30pm - SSHS

    • Audience: Special Education - Families - Community

    • Keynote speaker; Dr. Shawn A Robinson, Phd

      • Coming Feb. 22 to talk with students

      • He will have a breakout session and be keynote speaker

City Tournament / Spirit of Giving - Thank you to all who helped!


Upcoming: F.A.C.E.Camp - Jan. 29, 2019 6-7:30PM - SSHS


Stronger Together...Carry the Banner

When we are at our best, our team, our class, our staff, our school and our District, benefits and our community thrives!

Superintendent's Student Roundtable

* District 186 Supt. Student Roundtable will meet the first Wednesday of the month this year. Interested high school students can contact their Academic Principal for more information.

How are we Doing?

5Essentials Parent Survey is open for famiies to take now!

This is your opportunity to give feedback on how your child's school is doing. Please participate in this 20-minute survey to help improve Springfield schools today!

Community Resources

Find community resources here.

Online Resources for Families/Teachers

Volunteer/Join School Teams!

Schools need your voice, energy and time! Teams meet monthly, attend 3 district wide F.A.C.E.Camps/Trainings and provide volunteers, funds, decision making, and more. Join your school's team today!

Stay informed this year!

District 186 School Board Meetings held on the first and third Monday of each month in the Board Room of the administrative offices located at 1900 West Monroe Street. They are open to the public, on Channel 22 & YouTube.


District 186 has District level Parent and Student Groups that meet regularly with Superintendent Gill. Parent Roundtable is open to interested 186 Pre-K - 12 parents/family members and Student Roundtable is open to high school students. Contact Peggy Cormeny for more information.

Supt. Parent Engagement Roundtable*

Wednesday, Feb. 6th, 5:30pm

1900 West Monroe Street

Springfield, IL

*Dates and place are flexible and subject to change.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.