Congratulations to the four newly elected Joliet Public Schools District 86 Board of School Inspectors who were sworn into office. (From left to right) Incumbents Tonya Roberts, Erick Deshawn Dorris, Deborah Ziech, and community member R. Emil Standfield were elected to four-year terms. Also pictured: Board of School Inspector Jeffrey Pritz. Deborah Ziech has served on the school board since 2003, Tonya Roberts since 2011, and Erick Deshawn Dorris was appointed to the school board in 2017.

Tonya Roberts will serve as president and Anthony Contos as vice president of the Board of School Inspectors for the next year. Currently 11,228 students, from PreKindergaten through Eighth Grade, attend one of 21 Joliet Public Schools District 86 schools. District 86 is the fourth largest elementary school in Illinois.