Joliet Public Schools | District 86


Media Relations


Sandra Zalewski, 
Coordinator for Communications & Development

420 N. Raynor Ave.
Joliet, IL 60435

Phone: (815) 740-3196

Fax: (815) 740-6520



District Office

Media Relations



Message From Sandra Zalewski


The Coordinator for Communications and Development serves as the media spokesperson for the District. In addition to working with the media, the Media Relations Department develops and distributes brochures, newsletters, letters and magazines to school district employees and families. A District Parent Outlook Magazine is sent home with all students three times a year.

The Coordinator for Communications and Development also serves as the school district liaison for the Joliet Grade Schools Foundation for Educational Excellence. For copies of publications or to set up an interview, please call or email Sandra Zalewski at (815) 740-3196.



Congratulations Taft Students

Congratulations to the students that received awards at the school board meeting.​


Dirksen Student Competes in State Meet

Congratulations to Dirksen student Elias Esquivel who competed in the Illinois Elementary School Association Cross-Country State Meet.




Last Day of Classes before Winter Break
Event's details
December 18, 2015

All Day Event

Last Day of Classes before Winter Break
(All Day Event)

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