The District #300 Education Support Professionals Association (DESPA in Carpentersville-Dundee) recently donated $2,500 to the Jacob’s High School Special Olympics team. DESPA is committed to helping all students succeed and plans to make similar contributions in future years. Pictured here are IEA members Jim Grommer, Char Gaul, Amy Moreno, Vickie Beard, Steve Budnick, Jim Blaseck and Jason Arrington. All are DESPA members and leaders except for Jim Blaseck. He’s a member of Local Education Association of District #300 (LEAD 300) and coach for Special Olympics.