Des Plaines Valley Region
DVR Education for Employment
2000 Fifth Avenue, Suite M103
River Grove, IL 60171

Helping Students Develop Career Pathways and Pursue Success. . .

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Education for Employment Systems were developed in the 1980s by the Illinois State Board of Education and the Illinois Legislature to provide leadership for the state's career and technical programs under Perkins Legislative requirements for program development and accountability. System personnel provide technical support, assistance and leadership and serve in a policy advisory capacity in a number of ways to the State Board. There are 58 EFE Systems in Illinois.

The Des Plaines Valley Education for Employment Regional Delivery System (DVR) is in western Cook County, and serves six high school districts with a total of nine high schools with 15,000 enrolled students. For more details, including the DVR enrollment area, please click on “About Us”.

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