Valley Education for Employment System

Required Disclosures

Freedom of Information Act

Public Act 96-0542, the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requires public bodies to make public records available to anyone for inspection or copying. There are certain exemptions (exclusions) and rules governed by the Act.

Please direct any VALEES FOIA inquiry to the attention of:

  • Mary Borneman, Freedom of Information Officer

To request information under FOIA from VALEES:

  1. Print the FOIA request form.
  2. Complete and sign your FOIA request form.
  3. Submit your completed FOIA request form in one of the following ways:
  • Mail or deliver the form to VALEES, Bldg. A, Rm. 116, Rt. 47 at Waubonsee Drive, 
    Sugar Grove, IL 60554
  • Fax the form to (630) 466-9621

Please note that the VALEES office is open during the academic year and closed during the summer months. VALEES follows the Kaneland Unit School District 302 academic calendar. Regular business hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Open Meetings Information

The Open Meetings Act (5 ILCS 120) provides that all meetings of public bodies shall be open to the public unless excepted by specific provisions of the act.

The VALEES Open Meetings Information contact is:

  • Mary Borneman, Office Manager

Coordinating Council Meeting Dates 

FY20 Budget Hearing. Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. - Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove Campus, Building A Room 161. Budget is available at the Kane County Regional Office of Education for inspection. 

The VALEES Coordinating Council meets at 8:00 a.m. on the Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove Campus.

FY20 meetings are scheduled as follows:

September 10, 2019

December 3, 2019

February 4, 2020

April 14, 2020

Meeting notice and agenda are posted at the VALEES office, Waubonsee Community College, Building A, Room 161.


FY20 Joint Agreement Budget is available for review before the budget hearing at the Kane County Regional Office of Education.

Annual Statement of Affairs

Annual Statement of Affairs FY18 including the published summary of vendors over $2,500. 

Notice of Nondiscrimination

VALEES does not discriminate in employment or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or any other characteristic protected by law in its programs and activites.