Regional Office of Education #1 Services

Regional Office of Education (ROE) #1 offers several educational and administrative services to Illinois residents in our region. We provides a wide range of services to assist in meeting the needs of our schools, districts, and community. Contact us for information regarding educational testing, licensing, professional advancement opportunities, and more. To learn more about these and other beneficial services offered by ROE, choose from the complete list below:

  • Bus Driver Training

    We provide initial training for all new bus drivers prior to getting their bus permit and annual bus driver refresher workshops required to renew their school bus permit. 

  • Compliance

    Our compliance team reviews policies, programs for accountability and personnel files to meet the Illinois state accreditation process for State recognition. We verify that schools are in alignment with various school codes.

  • State of Illinois High School Testing & Transcript Requests

    Request a transcript or certificate or register to take the GED Test. 

  • Health Life Safety

    Annual inspections of schools are conducted to ensure that schools meet the minimum health and safety standards under state law.

  • Homeless Education

    Under the McKinney-Vento Act, our Homeless Education Liaison assists to ensure that local children and youth have the right to an equal education, regardless of their living situation.

  • Homeschool

    We provide helpful links and resources for parents who choose to home school their children in Illinois.

  • Educator Licensure

    Assisting applicants with educator licensure is a primary service of the Regional Office of Education. We provide updates to license renewals and helpful links regarding licensure.

  • Fingerprinting

    Regional Office of Education #1 conducts background checks and fingerprinting services in Quincy, IL for a variety of Illinois agencies approved by the Illinois State Police.

  • Pearson Testing

    The Regional Office of Education has testing centers in both Quincy, IL and Jacksonville, IL for the Pearson VUE test.

  • Substitute License Training for Short-Term Substitute Teaching

    The Regional Office of Education is offering FREE trainings to provide the necessary information required for short-term substitute teachers. 

  • Truancy Services

    The Abolish Chronic Truancy (ACT) Program was created by the Regional Office of Education truancy specialists to address school attendance issues. This highly effective intervention program is designed to abolish chronic truancy in our schools.

  • Work Permits

    Child Labor Law requires an Illinois Department of Labor work permit for workers under 16 years of age. You can obtain a work permit through the Regional Office of Education.