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Regional Office of Education #26

Regional Office of Education #26


About Us

The Regional Superintendent of Schools is the chief administrative educational officer of an educational service region, and the only elected education professional office in Illinois.The Office of the Regional Superintendent performs regulatory functions as directed by the Illinois School Code.

The Code states that, ''The Regional Superintendent of Schools shall exercise supervision and control over all school districts in the county and shall act as the official advisor and assistant of the school officers and teachers in his region. In the performance of this duty he shall carry out the advice of the State Superintendent of Education.''

In addition to coordinating and delivering state and local services, the Regional Superintendent acts as an advocate for education by providing positive leadership and disseminating information for educators, school districts and the community.


  • Respond to questions and concerns, including legal questions, from parents, teachers, administrators, board of education
  • Promote and support educational programs and achievements of the schools and educators.
  • Hold public hearings on topics vital to education.
  • Serve as liaison between the state legislature and local school districts.
  • Serve as liaison between the Illinois State Board of Education and local school districts. Transportation


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Employment Opportunities
Category: Education
Regional Office of Education ##26 is proud of our work to serve the school districts and schools in west central Illinois. Please visit our website for all employment opportunities within the Macomb School District and surrounding School Districts through the Regional Office of Education. Check back regularly for new postings. 
Phone:(309) 575-3226
Fax:(309) 837-2887
Full Time Bookkeeper for ROE26 Canton Business Office
Category: Education
This position is responsible for assisting in the administration of the ROE’s business affairs to provide the maximum educational services for the financial resources available.
Contact: John Meixner
Part Time Administrative Assistant for ROE26 Macomb Office
Category: Education
Part time administrative assistant will provide administrative support to the ROE and work to assure smooth and efficient operation of the office. The position will cover a variety of programs and will provide support to the Regional Superintendent, Assistant Regional Superintendent, as well as general office support.
Contact: John Meixner