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Regional Office of Education Staff

The staff of Regional Office of Education #17 is dedicated to being of service for your questions about the 30 public school districts we serve along with the various private school options available.

Regional Superintendent of Schools
(309) 888-5120

The Honorable Mark Jontry was elected into office in November 2008 after serving as Assistant Regional Superintendent.  Mark assists districts in Health/Life Safety, Illinois School Code and legislative issues concerning schools, students and community.  He is the office contact for all building permits, safety concerns and community initiatives.  Mark serves on the Illinois Association of Regional Superintendents Health/Life Safety committee and is chairperson of the By-laws committee.  He is a Eureka graduate and has his master's in Education Administration and Foundations from Illinois State University. He has been in education for over twenty years.

You can reach Mr. Jontry at 309-888-5120 x1209

  • Legislative Issues
  • Health/Life Safety
  • School Board Issues
Assistant Superintendent
(309) 888-5120

Dr. Diane Wolf has been with the Regional Office of Education 17 as Assistant Superintendent of Schools for the last five years. Prior to that, she was the Professional Development Coordinator at ROE 17. Diane assists districts in licensure issues, professional development and curriculum development. She is the office contact for home schooling questions, substitute teachers and paraprofessionals. She serves aon various committees for United Way of McLean County, Illinois Association of Regional Superintendents and is proud to be an Illinois State University Redbird.  She received her Doctorate in Education; Master's in Educational Administration and Foundations and Bachelor’s in Public Relations and Secondary Education all from ISU.  She has been in education for twenty three years.

You can contact Diane at or 309-888-5120 x1202.

  • Professional Development
  • Compliance
  • Administrator Certification
STAR Adult Literacy
  • STAR Adult Literacy Program (Secretary of State Grant)
Business Manager
(309) 888-5120

Ext. 1203

  • Accounting Officer
  • HILIA Billing
ELA Instructional Coach
(309) 888-5120

ext. 1204

  • Instructional Coaching
  • English Language Arts
Transition Specialist

ext. 1210

  • Manage STEP Program
  • Assistat with transitions for students with special needs
Licensure Specialist
(309) 888-5120

ext. 1206

  • Teacher Certification
  • School Records
  • Personnel compliance visits
Assistant to Diane Wolf
(309) 888-5120

ext. 1208

  • Professional Development / graduate credit
  • Calendar scheduler
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Payroll
Educational Programming Coordinator
(309) 828-5807

Extension 1219


  • ​Clean Start programming
  • JDC programming
District Specialist
(309) 888-5120

ext.  1207

  • Financial Guidance for Superintendents
  • Shared Services (Paper Cooperative, Fuel Cooperative, CSFT)
Assistant to Regional Superintendent
(309) 888-5120

ext. 1209

  • School Code
  • Health/Life Safety
  • Home School
  • School Calendars
Administrative Assistant
(309) 888-5120

ext. 1200

  • GED Diplomas and Transcripts
  • Bus Driver Training
  • Paper Cooperative
  • Substitute and Paraprofessional certification
Transition Specialist Assistant
(309) 888-5120

ext. 1213

  • Assist Transition Specialist