Welcome to our website

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.

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.


Message from the Executive Director

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



National Suicide Prevention Hotline

The National Suicide Prevention Hotline provides free and confidential emotional support to individuals in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day/7 days a week. This service is free. You can reach them at 1-800-273-8255.


Crisis Text Line

The Crisis Text Hotline serves anyone dealing with any type of crisis and provides access to support and information to assist in any situation. This service is free. You can reach them by texting HOME to 741741