The Northwestern Illinois Association

Supported Employment

Supported Employment Program (STEP)

  • Students aged 15 1/2 - 21 with orthopedic, vision or hearing impairments
  • Serving students in Rockford #205, Aurora East #131, Carpentersville-Dundee #300, Mid Valley Special Education Cooperative, NIA Regional Hearing Impaired Program
  • Develop job skills
  • Provide job training
  • Assist students to find jobs in community
  • Job coach support for on-site assistance and adaptation
  • Link with DRS
  • Assists with transition as student leaves school

Contact Information

Sheri White or Karen Hill (Rockford #205)
(815) 964-0937