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We hope you are having a wonderful summer! As we prepare for the upcoming school year, please take note of the following important reminders:

Student Registration: If you haven’t already, please register your student(s) with your HOME District for the 2024-2025 School Year. Students cannot start at A.E.R.O. until they are registered and active with their Home District.

AERO Annual Permissions Form: Complete the AERO Annual Permissions Form BEFORE AUGUST 1ST.

Physical and Dental Paperwork: If applicable to your student’s grade year, please update physical, dental, and immunization paperwork. For more information, click the link to our memo.

First Day of School: The first day of school is August 19th.

Thank you for your attention to these important matters. We look forward to a fantastic school year ahead!


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  • School Psychologist
  • Behavior Intervention Specialist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • School Nurse
  • Social Work
  • Speech
  • Assistive Technology
  • Teachers
  • Paraprofessionals

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Welcome to the A.E.R.O. Special Education Cooperative

A.E.R.O. is a low incidence special education cooperative located in Burbank, Illinois.

Since 1963 A.E.R.O. has provided special education programming and an array of related services to students with disabilities residing in the eleven member school districts. The eleven member districts have joined together to maximize their resources and provide a full continuum of special education services.

We provide a safe and nurturing learning environment and are committed to promoting inclusive efforts to maximize the success of students. A.E.R.O. encourages the involvement of students with disabilities as active members in the classroom, school, and community.

We hope you enjoy our website, which was designed to provide helpful information to the community, parents, students, and staff who work with and are served by the Cooperative. Please let us know if you have any ideas which might help us improve our site by contacting us.

Learn More About

Our Programs

Learn more about A.E.R.O.’s comprehensive special education programs
by selecting a program.

We are Connecting and Partnering

With Our Community and Local Businesses

Your organization or business can help our young adults with
special needs transition into the world!
Find out more information about our partnerships and
how your business can help contribute.