EEP - Educational Enhancement Program

Students are admitted to the Coordinated Youth and Human Services Educational Enhancement Program upon referral primarily. Referrals are made when it is believed that students would be more likely to experience academic success in this program.

An Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) approved non-public program for special education students ages 6-21. The EEP partners with school districts to ensure educational outcomes of the most challenging population. The program is a community of teachers, clinicians and staff supporting the individual needs of each student academically and emotionally.

Students with the following primary eligibilities are accepted:

  • Emotional Disability (ED)
  • Learning Disability (LD)
  • Other Health Impairment Disability (OHI)
  • Intellectual Disability (ID)

teenagersProgram Features:

  • High Staff to Student Ratio
  • Door to Door Transportation
  • Onsite School Resource Officer
  • Acting Liaison to Community Resources
  • Positive Behavior Support
  • Transitional Services

Reading Enrichment

  • Intensive Reading Assessment
  • One on One Tutoring
  • Progress Monitoring and Benchmarking
  • Instilling Confidence and a Passion for Reading


  • Individualized Academics
  • State Standard Curriculum
  • Pre/Post Testing
  • Standardized Academic Assessments
  • Alternative Teaching Methods

Program Components:

  • Academic instruction
  • Daily life skills
  • Social skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Substance abuse awareness
  • Alternative learning methods
  • Physical Education classes
  • Driver Education class
  • Parenting education
  • Weekly student progress reports


  • Psychosocial Assessment
  • Treatment Planning
  • Individual, Group and Family Counseling
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Student Medication Management
  • Daily Life Skills Sessions

For more information, please contact the Education Department.