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 Alternative Learning

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Student Services and Alternative Learning Department provides the following services for our students and families:
  • ​Attendance and Truancy Intervention​
  • Student Discipline (Student Character Development) – (Student Code of Conduct)
  • Alternative Education
  • Parent and Student Rights (Parent/Student Handbook)

Parent/Teacher Advisory Committee
The Parent/Teacher Advisory Committee holds meetings in January and​ February to review the Rockford Public Schools Student Code of Conduct. These meetings include students, parents, teachers, principals, central office administration, and community residents.​​​​​

 Illinois Social Emotional Standards

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The Student Services & Alternative Learning Department consists of student attendance, student character development, 
and alternative learning professionals. Our services encompass all grade levels in support to our school administrators in 
ensuring quality educational services are extended to all students. We know that Alternative Learning is a perspective and 
our academic interventions are aligned to essential pathways which lead to College and Career Readiness for all students 
served. We are committed to assisting principals, teachers, and parents in maintaining positive learning environments conducive to student academic achievement and social development. 

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Mrs. Angela Hite-CarterExecutive Director of Student Services and Alternative Learning815-966-5251hitecaa@rps205.com
Betty BrowningExecutive Assistant815-967-8401betty.browning@rps205.com
Jacquelina SantillanAdministrative Assistant815-967-3966jacquelina.santillan@rps205.com
Alex BrewingtonDirector of Student Support815-490-4125brewina@rps205.com
Reuben CooperDirector of Compliance815-966-2186cooperr@rps205.com
Anthony WilsonA Connected Schools Trainer Supervisor815-966-3711anthony.wilson@rps205.com
Gene LeeA Connected Schools Trainer Supervisor815-489-7256leeg@rps205.com
Morgan GallagherRoosevelt High School Principal815-966-3250morgan.gallagher@rps205.com
Glendia StrandinAdult Education Specialist815-966-3250glendia.strandin@rps205.com
Mary Ellen CommareYSN Supervisor815-986-1947mecommare@xta.com
Dave SandersDirector815-227-8495dsanders@roe4.org
Angelina BuaDirector815-977-3766abua@ombudsman.com
Ronald LyfordDirector815-977-7016rlyford@ombudsman.com
Valerie FergusonAttendance Specialist Lead815-229-2100valerie.ferguson@rps205.com
Frances SargentAuburn HS Attendance Speacialist815-966-3300sargenf@rps205.com
Vernessa WashingtonJefferson HS Attendance Specialist815-874-9536vernessa.washington@rps205.com
Tonya BeetsGuilford HS Attendance Specialist815-654-4870tonya.beets@rps205.com
George JohnsonJuvenile Detention Center Teacher815-516-2980george.johnson@rps205.com
Charles WhiteJuvenile Detention Center Teacher815-516-2980whitec@rps205.com
James WestinJuvenile Detention Center Teacher815-516-2980westinj@rps205.com
Vernett GuerinJuvenile Detention Center Teacher815-516-2980vernett.guerin@rps205.com
Dennis JohnsonSocial Intervention Learning Environment Lead Teacher815-874-9536dennis.johnson@rps205.com
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