Mrs. Sara Boucek
Affiliated Professor - Researcher III
Office: 126C Pulliam Hall
475 Clocktower Dr, Mail Code: 4606
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
Mrs. Boucek joined the SIU faculty in 2013. She has served the statewide education community in many capacities, most recently spending a significant time helping with the drafting and implementation of Senate Bills 315 and 7, as well as acting as legal counsel to K-12 administrators. She has authored articles for The School Administrator. She has also presented on many topics related to school law, including but not limited to, Administrative Contracts, Legislation Affecting Illinois Schools, Senate Bills 315, 7 and 1, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 and The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. She has Bachelors of Science in Business/Finance from Eastern Illinois University (1999) and obtained her Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law (2003).