Support Staff

Premier Academy supports its students by recognizing the dignity and self-worth of each individual.  Our focus is on helping students to appreciate their talents, as well as understand and break through their limitations.

Our Student Support Staff consists of:

Lauren Vitko, Employment and Public Relations Coordinator

Becky Peterson, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Case Management & Crisis Intervention

Chestnut Health Services will also be offering drug/alcohol assessments and counseling services at Premier.

Comprehensive support services offered on site may include the following:

  • Mental health counseling
  • Study skills and consumer/life skills courses
  • Workforce skills training/college prep
  • COOP
  • Character education
  • Grief Support
  • Anger management and violence prevention

Current partnerships include:

  • Aunt Martha’s
  • Grundy County Hospice
  • Guardian Angel Home
  • ISAC (College Illinois! Corps)
  • JJC/Grundy Workforce Services
  • Morris Woman’s Club