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Executive Director

Phone: (815) 937-3707 ext. 6003


Degrees and Certifications:

Laurie Blake

Funding for public education comes from a mixture of federal, state and local taxes. Within this funding process, political influences frequently determine levels of funding that may not give priority to the community's educational expectations. As a tax deductible organization, the BBCHS Academic Foundation takes on the needs above and beyond what the local tax base can afford and what the current educational system can provide.