Phone: 630-551-9705


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Jay Peterson

In 2001, I graduated from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, IL with my bachelor’s degree in social work.  After graduation, I began my career as a social worker working with at-risk teenagers at an agency called Casa Central in Chicago, IL.  In 2005, I graduated with a master’s degree in social work from Dominican University’s Graduate School of Social Work in River Forest, IL.  I began my school social work career in 2007 at Thompson Instructional Center, a therapeutic day school, in Joliet, IL.  In 2008, I began working for Kendall County Special Education Cooperative (KCSEC), where I served as a school social worker at Traughber Jr. High and Thompson Jr. High within SD308.  I have proudly served as the school social worker at Grande Park Elementary School since the 2010-2011 school year.