School Secretary Questions


Victoria Padilla and Kelly Nyert, Administrative Assistants at ROE #17 in Bloomington, will be in Decatur at the Regional Office of Education #39 on February 25, 2020 providing training to school administrative assistants.  They will give an overview of practices, policies, and requirements for building level administrative assistants.   

The training includes...

  • Basic ELIS (How to read endorsements for the correct license, registration, using the notes section, etc.)
  • Overview of Substitute, STS and PARA requirements (Requirements for each and structure of who can do what)
  • Compulsory attendance information
  • Record retention, student records and access to those records, and FAQs
  • Temporary and Permanent files
  • Registration basics (What you can ask for, immigrant students, etc.) 

The training also includes active listening and de-escalation skills and tips, along with task management strategies. 

This is a great opportunity for new and experienced school administrative assistants to ask questions and build a network of support!

The training will be held on February 25, 2020 at ROE #39, 1690 Huston Dr., Decatur, IL, from 8:30-12:00pm.  There is no fee for this training. Please register in advance online. 


If you have questions, please contact Jill Reedy at 217-872-3725 or  

Thank you!