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Board of Education Mission Statement

The mission of Joliet Township High School, a historically rich, unified and innovative learning community, is to empower every student to compete and contribute positively to our community and global society by providing a rigorous and personalized education through an academy environment.

In the State of Illinois, the local school districts were created by the state legislature to execute the educational policy as defined in the constitution as a state government function.
 The Board of Education has specific duties and responsibilities to fulfill. Among them are:

  • Selection of the Superintendent of Schools

  • Establishment of general policies for the school system

  • Employment of school personnel upon recommendation of the superintendent

  • Adoption of the annual budget and approval of all expenditures  

  • Informing the public of the needs and progress of the educational system

  • Exercising the legislative power conferred or implied by legislature in administering school functions.

The Joliet Township High School District 204 Board of Education consists of seven citizens of the school district, each of whom is elected for a four-year term.  Any adult resident may run for election to the board providing he or she meets certain legal qualifications.  School board members serve without pay.

Board Meeting Dates

Board of Education Meetings are held at 7:00p.m. on the following dates:

Tuesday  June 21, 2016

Tuesday   July 19, 2016

Tuesday   August 16, 2016

Tuesday   September 20, 2016

Tuesday   October 18, 2016

Tuesday   November 15, 2016

Tuesday   December 13, 2016

Tuesday   January 17, 2017

Tuesday   February 14, 2017

Tuesday   March 14, 2017

Tuesday   April 18, 2017

Tuesday   May 16, 2017

Tuesday   June 20, 2017

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