Park Forest has a total population of 23,462 and a student population of 5,674. Of these students, 5,674 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Governors State University is the largest special education school in Park Forest, based on student population. Approximately 79 students graduated in 2010 from Governors State University with credentials in special education.
In 2010, 79 students graduated with a special education degree from one of Park Forest's special education schools.
If you decide to work as a special education professional in Park Forest, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 special education professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Park Forest area. The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Park Forest will increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a special education professional in Park Forest is $56,890 per year, which is higher than the average for special education professionals state-wide.