Effective January of 2008, the Illinois School Code requires school boards to list on its website all contracts exceeding $25,000 over the life of the contract, and any contract that the school board enters into with an exclusive bargaining representative.

Below is a listing of the current Forest Ridge School District 142 contracts that meet this requirement. This list will be updated as new contracts are entered into or as existing contracts expire.

Forest Ridge Education Association (FREA) 2019-2022 FREA Contract

Support Education Association (SEA)  SEA Contract 2016-2020

Support Education Association  SEA Memorandum of Understanding – Adopted 9/20/2016


AEP Energy
Alpha Building Maintenance
Alpha School Bus
Amber Mechanical Contractor Inc.
Apple, Inc.
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois
Bremen Township School Treasurer Office
Canon Financial Services
Centerpoint Energy
Chaffe Construction, Inc.
CLIC (Collective Liability Insurance Cooperative)
Constellation New Energy
Dearborn National
Illinois School Bus Company
Powerschool Group
Sodexo, Inc. & Affiliates
Southwest Cook County Association for Special Education



Each year, prior to December 1st, school districts are required to publish on its website a report on all contracts awarded by the school district during the previous fiscal year in an amount exceeding $25,000 over the life of the contract. The report is to include the following:
1. The total number of contracts awarded by the school district
2. The total value of all contracts awarded
3. The number of contracts awarded to minority owned businesses, female owned businesses, and businesses owned by persons with disabilities, and locally owned businesses.

Forest Ridge School District 142
Contracts Awarded during FY17 (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018)

1. Number of contracts awarded – 19
2. Total value of contracts awarded – $4,593,898.00
Contracts awarded to:
a. Minority owned businesses – 1
b. Female owned businesses – 0
c. Businesses owned by persons with disabilities – 0
d. Locally owned businesses – 7