Laraway Community Consolidated School District 70C

Laraway School Board Vacancy


School District Laraway C.C.S.D. 70c

Is accepting applications to fill the vacancy resulting from the resignation of Mrs. Lucrisha Washington.

 ·       The individual selected will serve on the School Board from the date of appointment to April 2023.

·       The School District’s mission is to provide a high quality education in a safe, positive, inviting, and supportive environment with respect and open communication that focuses on the continuous improvement of academic and social achievement to help each child develop his or her greatest potential.  We hold high expectations for all students and strive to enable them to become lifelong learners, prepared for a high quality high school experience, responsible citizens, and caring community members in an ever-changing global society.

·       Applicants for the board vacancy must be:

o   A United States citizen.

o   At least 18 years of age.

o   A resident of Illinois and the District for at least one year immediately preceding the appointment.

o   A registered voter.

o   Not be a child sex offender

o   Not have a prohibited interest in any contract with the District.

o   Not be a school trustee.

o   Not hold certain types of prohibited State or Federal employment.

·       Applicants should show familiarity with the Board’s policies regarding general duties and responsibilities of a Board and a Board member, including fiduciary responsibilities, conflict of interest, ethics and gift ban.  The Board’s policies are available at and the district office at Laraway School, 1715 Rowell Ave., Joliet IL, 60433

·       Applications may be obtained at and the district office at Laraway School, 1715 Rowell Ave., Joliet IL, 60433 beginning on May 2, 2022 at 8:30am. 

·       Completed applications must be turned in by 3:00pm on May 20, 2022 to Mrs. Valerie Teegardin at Laraway School, 1715 Rowell Ave., Joliet IL, 60433.

·       Interviews for the vacancy will be held at a special board meeting on May 24, 2022 at 5:00pm at Laraway School, 1715 Rowell Ave., Joliet IL, 60433.

·       The new board of education member will be administered the Oath of Office at the regularly scheduled board of education meeting on June 14, 2022. 



Welcome to Laraway Community Consolidated School District 70C 

We serve each child for the purpose of helping reach his or her full potential as a life-long learner.

It is the business of learning that inspires us to teach.

Our ultimate goal is to positively contribute to the betterment of the communities in which WE live.