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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.​​​​

Summer Programs
Click here to view the 2017 Summer Programs brochure​.

 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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Angela Hite-CarterExecutive Director, Student Services and Alternative
Jacquelina SantillanOffice
Betty BrowningExecutive
Reuben CooperDirector of
Alex BrewingtonDirector of Student Support815-967-7132brewina@RPS205.COM
Gene LeeConnected Schools Trainer/Student Support
Anthony WilsonConnected Schools Trainer/Student Support
Nilla CadengoEast Attendance
Fran SargentAuburn Attendance
Mary Ellen CommareElementary & Middle School Attendance Supervisor815-986-1947 Ext.
Ron LyfordSite Director, Innovative Learning Center and Fit For Life Alternative Learning
James WestinJuvenile Detention Center815-282-6878 Ext.
Charles WhiteJuvenile Detention Center815-282-6878 Ext.
George JohnsonJuvenile Detention Center815-282-6878 Ext.
Angelina BuaAdult Education
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