Educational Services make up the leading industry in DeKalb County, and with a public research university that employs over 3,000 individuals and a high-ranking community college, the opportunities here are truly boundless.
The DeKalb County Regional Office of Education is committed to providing high quality services for our communities and stakeholders.
KEC provides a variety of high school vocational programs.
Kishwaukee College is a community college located in Malta, Illinois, with more than 70 programs of study, including both university transfer programs as well as career-ready degrees and certificates relevant to our regional economy.
Northern Illinois University is a public research university located in DeKalb, Illinois. It is composed of seven-degree granting undergraduate programs and more than 80 graduate degree programs across six colleges.