About North Education Center
The North Education Center (NEC) supports the mission of District 287. NEC provides personalized academic and social emotional instruction, in a safe learning environment, for all students. Our goal is to support innovation and respond to the individual academic and social emotional needs of our students.
NEC is a learning community that is home to approximately 280 students from infants through grade 12. We have approximately 180 staff who support students and building operational needs to ensure a safe, nurturing environment for all students. Most students served at NEC are referred by one of our member school districts.