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Click here to take our 2017-2018
Parent Needs Assessment Survey
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (2004) requires that a Needs Assessment Survey be conducted annually for the purpose of planning training opportunities for staff and parents.
Your participation in this survey is voluntary.

The survey results will be compiled and shared with our eleven member districts
for the purpose of planning workshop opportunities. Your time and input is greatly appreciated.
Teachers Improving Results
with Students who have Special Needs
We provide a safe and nurturing learning environment and are committed
to promoting inclusive efforts to maximize the success of each student.
Student Enrollment Process
Educating Students with Disabilities and Behaviors
We provide a full continuum of innovative programs and services for students with disabilities
who are residents of our member districts.
About Us

Message From Executive Director Dr. James W. Gunnell
Welcome to the A.E.R.O. Special Education Cooperative

Dr. James W GunnellOn behalf of the A.E.R.O. administrative team and the A.E.R.O. member districts, I would like to welcome and introduce you to the A.E.R.O. Special Education Cooperative website. A.E.R.O. is a low incidence special education cooperative located in Burbank, Illinois.

Since 1963 A.E.R.O. has provided special education programming and an array of related services to students with disabilities residing in the eleven member school districts. The eleven member districts have joined together to maximize their resources and provide a full continuum of special education services.

We hope you enjoy our website, which was designed to provide helpful information to the community, parents, students, and staff who work with and are served by the Cooperative. Please let us know if you have any ideas which might help us improve our site by clicking here.

Dr. James W. Gunnell
Executive Director

On 10/6/2017 there is a Half Day of School for AERO Educational Center and PRIDE Alternative School. There will be no School on 10/9/2017 (Columbus Day) and 10/19/2017 for both AERO Educational Center and PRIDE Alternative School

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We are Connecting and Partnering with
Our Community and Local Businesses

Your organization or business can help our young adults with special needs transition into the world!
Click here to find out more information about our partnerships and how your business can help contribute.

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Our Programs

Learn more about A.E.R.O.’s comprehensive special education programs by clicking on the images below.

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