Joliet Public Schools | District 86

 

LEGAL

 

Nicholas Sakellariou, 
Chief Officer for Legal Services & Labor Relations

420 N. Raynor Ave.
Joliet, IL 60435

Phone: (815) 740-3196
Fax: (815) 774-5865

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Message From Nicholas Sakellariou

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The Legal Department provides the District with legal counsel in all areas of school and governmental law.  It addresses the legal aspects of daily school operations and provides counsel, guidance and training for all Board Members and District employees in the performance of their duties.  It reviews policies, procedures and practices to maintain compliance with changing state and federal laws.  It prepares operational documents for the District, including Board Resolutions, contracts and intergovernmental agreements.  It prepares legal opinions for the Board of School Inspectors as well as for the school administration.  The Chief Officer for Legal Services attends all Board meeting and other administrative meetings. 

The Legal Department represents management in all labor relations matters.  The Chief Officer for Legal Services acts at the management spokesperson in all collective bargaining matters.  The Legal Department assists with the interpretation of the District’s collective bargaining agreements and represents management in any labor grievance which may arise.

The Legal Department represents the District in court and before administrative agencies.  On the occasion where outside counsel is used, the Legal Department coordinates the use of those services.

 

News

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First Day of School Excitement

Welcome back students and staff for the 2016-2017 school year.

District 86 to Host Parent University

District 86 Parents and Guardians are invited to attend the FREE District 86 Parent University on Saturday, October 22, 2016.

Events

Aug

24

Hufford Open House
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August 24, 2016

Time:06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location: Hufford Junior High, Joliet, IL -IL


Hufford Open House
 
(06:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Aug

24

Washington Open House
Event's details
August 24, 2016

Time:05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location: Washington Junior High, Joliet, IL -IL


Washington Open House
 
(05:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Aug

25

Thompson Open House
Event's details
August 25, 2016

Time:03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location: Thompson Instructional Center, Joliet, IL -IL


Thompson Open House
 
(03:00 PM - 05:00 PM)

Aug

25

Dirksen Open House
Event's details
August 25, 2016

Time:06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location: Dirksen Junior High, Joliet, IL -IL


Dirksen Open House
 
(06:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Aug

31

Farragut Open House
Event's details
August 31, 2016

Time:06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location: Farragut Elementary, Joliet, IL -IL


Farragut Open House
 
(06:00 PM - 07:00 PM)

Welcome to Joliet Public Schools District 86

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