Joliet Public Schools District 86 Recognizes Illinois School Board Members Day
Last updated 11/16/2023 at 9:57pm
Joliet Public Schools District 86 celebrated Illinois School Board Members Day on November 15, 2023. The day was an opportunity to honor citizens across the state of Illinois who volunteer their time and energy for the successful education of children.
The Joliet Public Schools District 86 Board of School Inspectors include President Elvis Madison, Jr., Vice President Jesse Smith, Gwendolyn Ulmer, R. Emil Standfield, Matthew Pritz, Sandra Aguirre, and Delia Ulloa-Jimenez.
"We are fortunate to have seven dedicated governance and thought partners in leading the District as we move forward." said Joliet Public Schools District 86 Superintendent Dr. Theresa Rouse.
Elvis Madison, Gwendolyn Ulmer, Matthew Pritz, and Delia Ulloa-Jimenez are all Joliet Public Schools District 86 graduates while Jesse Smith, R. Emil Standfield, and Sandra Aguirre have children who are District 86 alumni.
Elvis was appointed to the Board of School Inspectors in 2021 and Jesse in 2022. Gwendolyn has served on the Joliet District 86 school board for the past 12 years and Emil has been a Board of School Inspector since 2019. Matthew Pritz was elected to the board in 2021 and Sandra Aguirre and Delia Ulloa-Jimenez were both elected in 2023.
Currently 9,609 students in grades PreKindergarten through eighth grade attend one of 21 Joliet Public Schools District 86 schools in the city of Joliet. District 86 is the third largest elementary school district in Illinois and the eighth largest employer in Will County