D209 Hires Nonprofit to Engage Community

Friday, August 11, 2017 || By Thomas Vogel/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

The Proviso District 209 Board of Education on Aug. 8 unanimously approved a $60,000 contract with Youth Guidance, a Chicago-based nonprofit, to help the school district engage with parents and community members.

The contract is fully funded through an Illinois State Board of Education grant and is part of the district’s continued push for more integration with the greater Proviso community. As part of that focus on community engagement, the district in June also hired two new parent coordinators, who started working a few weeks ago.

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