Dr. Gregg Murphy, Regional Superintendent
Frank Petkunas, Assistant Superintendent
189 East Court Street Suite 600, Kankakee, IL 60901
Phone: 815.937.2950 Fax: 815.937.2921

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Students Working Hard

Whether it's collecting coats for an annual coat drive or making blankets for newborns, learning to give back is a big part of the SALT program. Students work on numerous projects throughout the year and earn credits towards high school graduation.

For more information, contact Kila Pickett, program director for Kankakee County, at (815) 935-7282 or Rick Banning, program director for Iroquois County, at (815) 429-3160.

Students All Learning Together (SALT I & II)

Students All Learning Together program provides optional educational opportunity for students who are credit deficient due to attendance problems. The program provides both an academic and community service/work component. The SALT program is located at two locations:

SALT I at Regional Instructional Center, 50 Industrial Park Dr. Kankakee, IL 60901

SALT II at Milford Elementary School East Campus, 150 S. Randolph, Sheldon, IL 60966

  • An Individualized Optional Education Plan (IOEP) is prepared for each student.
  • An academic program is tailored for each student according to their credit recovery needs.
  • All high school core subjects are offered.
  • Opportunities for extended learning are available.

  • Community Service/Work:
  • A career plan is developed for each student and included in their IOEP.
  • 170 community service and/or employment hours are required per semester to receive an elective high school credit.
  • Local businesses and agencies are solicited to help provide community service/work opportunities.
  • Educational and vocational information is provided.
  • SALT offers several community service opportunities for students, but is open to students coming up with their own ideas. Students receive credit once they have turned in 170 hours of verified work.

  • Attendance:
  • Individual attendance goals are addressed in each student’s IOEP.
  • Case management is provided by I-KAN AAP caseworkers.
  • Through community and local resources the needs of students, schools, and families are addressed.


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