Dr. Sue Ireland Administration Center
Executive Director's Message

Welcome to the Eisenhower Cooperative website. This website is designed to provide helpful information to the community, parents, students, and staff regarding the programs and services offered by the Cooperative to students with disabilities.

The Eisenhower Cooperative is a special education joint agreement in southern Cook County. Our Cooperative includes nine school districts - eight elementary and one high school district that encompass over 20,000 students.

Our staff and Executive Board have a strong commitment and dedication to providing quality programs and services to students with disabilities, Through extensive professional development opportunities, our staff stay current on issues that may benefit our students. As an organization, we strive to establish "cooperative" relationships with our students, their families, and our professional colleagues.

Please feel free to contact us by email or phone if you would like any information regarding our programs, services, professional development offerings, or employment opportunities.

Angela Zajac, Executive Director

Eisenhower Cooperative Mission Statement

The mission of the Eisenhower Cooperative is to provide specialized services and enhance educational opportunities for all students in the member districts. This will be accomplished by the committed effort of the districts working collaboratively and efficiently.

Eisenhower Cooperative Vision Statement

As progressive leaders, Eisenhower Cooperative strives to develop and expand efficient educational programming and services of excellence for students ages three through twenty-two, who will attain high levels of achievement in an educational climate where diversity and individuality is celebrated and respected.

Through collaborative partnerships, Eisenhower Cooperative is committed to preparing and supporting staff, families, communities, and districts, by providing access to high-quality, professional learning opportunities.

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