Susan Sarfaty, Regional Superintendent, St. Clair County ROE 

Role of the ROE &

The Funding Crisis

Ms. Sarfaty has been an educator for over 30 years.  She joined the St. Clair County Regional Office of Education in 2000.​

Susan Sarfaty is a lifelong resident of Belleville. She attended Belleville #118 and is a graduate of Belleville West High School. She continued her education at Belleville Area College and received her bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University. She continued her education with Master’s and post Master’s work through both SIU


Carbondale and Edwardsville. Susan taught elementary and middle school from 1983 before joining the St. Clair County Regional Office of Education in 2000 as the Grants Manager. She became the Assistant Superintendent in 2006 and was appointed as the Regional Superintendent in 2010. She was elected to this position in 2012.


Susan is a past board member of United Way, is a member of the Child Advocacy Board, board member for both Beck Vocation Center and MidAmerica Workforce, and an active member of the Illinois Association of Regional Superintendents of Schools.


She is a member of Southwest Leadership Council and has served on several state-wide educational tasks forces. Susan is committed to helping educators and parents through her work at the Regional Office of Education. 

Susan participated in a special edition of Issues in Education, the Funding Crisis in Illinois and the Role of the ROE. Please click to hear what she had to say.

Contact Information:

Twitter:  @scsarfaty 


St. Clair County Regional Office of Education #50
1000 South Illinois St.

Belleville, Illinois 62220

Phone:  618.825.3900

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