Social Workers

  • The school social workers at Evanston Township High School are advocates who provide a variety of professional services to support students in identifying and achieving academic, career, personal, social and emotional goals. Social workers promote and support the educational process by providing students with crisis intervention and counseling, strengthening and supporting parent and family involvement, planning and developing school-based interventions with educators, engaging community resources, and assessing the need for special services. 

    The primary role of the social worker is to:

    • Provide crisis intervention, counseling services, support, and case management
    • Build trusting relationships with students, families, and school personnel
    • Maintain the confidentiality of student and family
    • Provide home visits/meet families to understand and address barriers to learning
    • Link students and families with school and community resources
    • Encourage families to effectively participate in their child’s education
    • Collaborate with all school personnel to assess students’ social/emotional obstacles to academic success
    • Gather information from family
    • Help families understand school policies, services, and programs
    • Assist teachers and administrators in developing plans to help students with academic and behavior problems
    • Follow-up on student issues referred by teachers or administrators
    • Develop/facilitate/coordinate prevention activities and intervention strategies 



  • Director, Student Services
    Sarah Long
    Student Services Support Coordinator
    Julie Jackson
    Social Work Offices - W121 Building Map
    (847) 424-7230 

Office Hours

  • Regular Summer
    Monday-Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm Closed