Joliet Public Schools | District 86

 

Thompson Instructional Center

Thompson Instructional Center

Principal: Ann Keane

1020 Rowell Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433

Phone: (815) 740-5458
Fax: (815) 726-7992

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School Hours

Start Time 7:30 am
Regular Dismissal 1:30 pm
School Improvement Day Dismissal 10:30 am

MESSAGE FROM PRINCIPAL
ANN KEANE

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The Thompson Instructional Center is an alternative school that is a public-private partnership between Joliet Public Schools District 86 and The Menta Group. The Thompson Center offers academic instruction to students in kindergarten through eighth grade. The center focuses on the development of essential social, emotional, and critical thinking skills. This is accomplished through the use of an integrated model, in which clinicians team with educators to provide a therapeutic educational environment that effectively meets the individual clinical needs of students throughout the entire school day. The Thompson Center offers services in a Supportive program designed to deal with students whose behavior is characterized by poor peer relationships, poor social skills, poor stress coping skills, or symptoms of depression or anxiety. Services are also provided in a Directed program for students characterized by verbal or physical aggression, intimidation, bullying, defiance, and noncompliance. The Thompson Instructional Center uses a highly structured token economy system with appropriate therapeutic intervention and a myriad of sound educational and behavioral strategies to enable the students to benefit from their placement and make progress towards returning to a regular educational setting.

Finally the Thompson Center offers a program for general education students at an alternative attendance center. Students are placed at the Thompson Center when their behavioral and emotional needs can no longer be met in a regular educational setting. The Center offers a small class size with a facilitator and several supportive services (i.e. behavior modification, conflict resolution, anger management, and student-assisted programs). The goal is to help students develop appropriate school behaviors so they may return to their home school settings.

 

 

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Families Enjoy Worldwide Day of Play

Many families took advantage of the nice weather and participated in outdoor activities during Joliet’s 8th annual Worldwide Day of Play.

Students Nominated for Scholarship

Congratulations to the 100 District 86 students who were nominated for the Joliet Region Education Scholarship.

Events

Oct

22

School Improvement Day - No PM Class for Students
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October 22, 2014

All Day Event

School Improvement Day - No PM Class for Students
 
(All Day Event)

Oct

31

Parent/Teacher Conference Day - No School for Students
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October 31, 2014

All Day Event

Parent/Teacher Conference Day - No School for Students
 
(All Day Event)

Nov

10

Institute Day - No School for Students
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November 10, 2014

All Day Event

Institute Day - No School for Students
 
(All Day Event)

Nov

11

Veterans Day - No School
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November 11, 2014

All Day Event

Veterans Day - No School
 
(All Day Event)

Welcome to Joliet Public Schools District 86

Our schools, as partners with our children's parents and with the community, will create a safe and positive environment in which all students will learn and develop to their greatest potential. All students will be empowered to become lifelong learners, responsible citizens and caring members of their communities.

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