Effective July 1, 2013, the School Health Program was transfered to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Program Contact:

Victoria Jackson, RN, MSN, IL/NCSN
School Health Program Administrator
Office of Women's Health
Illinois Department of Public Health
535 West Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL  62761
Phone:  217-524-1844
Email:  victoria.jackson@illinois.gov
Web:  www.idph.state.il.us

School Health Technical Assistance and Training

The program provides information and resources, as well as consultation and technical assistance to:

  • parents
  • schools
  • health departments
  • school nurses
  • child advocates
  • community agencies

School Health Program Staff provide technical assistance through:

  • publications such as newsletters or manuals
  • visits to schools, health departments or community agencies
  • statewide and regional training

Continuing education programs, which include reference manuals and other training materials for school health and social service providers, are conducted for those who want to enhance their skills in delivering care to students. Education credit is available for most trainings. Check the DHS Calendar or Contact the School Health Program for more information.