• Naperville 203 Resources


    External Resources

    This site contains a list of resources that are helpful for District 203 parents according to the area of residence.

    Naperville Community Resources


    Outside Resources 

    • IRC - The Illinois Resource Center organizes courses, workshops and conferences for teachers, administrators and parents.  It is supported by the State Board of Education
    • CAL- The Center for Applied Linguistics, as a nonprofit organization, makes every effort to provide cost-effective and high-quality services.  CAL also has a long history of providing resources to service providers working with refugees and immigrants to help them adjust to their new lives in the United States.
    • NABE- The National Association for Bilingual Education has been a non-profit membership organization that works to advocate for educational equity and excellence for bilingual/multilingual students in a global society. NABE members are teachers, administrators, college instructors, publishers, parents, and students.
    • Colorín Colorado- Colorín Colorado is a national website serving educators and families of English Language Learners (ELLs) in Grades PreK-12. Colorín Colorado has been providing free research-based information, activities, and advice to parents, schools, and communities around the country.
    • Centro de Informacion- Centro de Información is a not-for-profit Hispanic social service agency founded in 1972. The agency helps more than 15,000 predominantly low-income Hispanic immigrants each year by providing bilingual advocacy, information and referral, immigration and naturalization services, parenting skills training, community education and youth programs.
    • Strengthening Families Illinois- Strengthening Families Illinois is a statewide movement to build six Protective Factors that keep families strong. 
      1. Enhance Parental Resilience 
      2. Develop Social Connections 
      3. Build Knowledge of Parenting and Child Development 
      4. Offer Concrete Support in Times of Need 
      5. Foster Social and Emotional Competence 
      6. Promote Healthy Parent-Child Relationships
    • Dare to Dream.  Get educated- Dare to Dream is a non-profit organization that works with middle school and high school Latinas to encourage and support their efforts to graduate from high school, to encourage college enrollment, and to introduce them to college and career role models.