Regional Office of Education #47

Lee, Ogle & Whiteside Counties, Illinois
Robert D. Sondgeroth, Regional Superintendent

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Regional Spelling Bee 2018

On November 8 Spelling Bee Coordinators from the schools in Lee, Ogle and Whiteside Counties gathered at Timber Creek Golf for a dinner meeting to receive the full information for the 2018 Regional Spelling Bee to be held at Dixon High School on Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Deadline dates and rules were discussed from the information presented to each coordinator by Regional Superintendent of ROE #47 Bob Sondgeroth.  Those school coordinators unable to attend should by now have received the same information as attachments in an e-mail communication.  Deadline to register is December 15.
Any questions may be directed to either Michele Hopp or Betty Clementz at the ROE at 815/625-1495 or by e-mail to or

Reaching Out to Educate ... inspire and achieve!

Regional Office of Education #47 — Lee, Ogle and Whiteside Counties, Illinois — acts as an advocate for education by providing positive leadership; performing regulatory functions as directed by The Illinois School Code and the Illinois State Board of Education; coordinating and delivering state and local services; and disseminating information for education, school districts, and the community.