Rep. Sue Scherer

(D-Decatur)
96th District
Rep Sue Scherer
Springfield Office:
E-2 Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 524-0353
(217) 524-0354 FAX
District Office:
1301 E. Mound Rd.
Suite 270
Decatur, IL 62526
(217) 877-9636
(217) 877-9659 FAX
Biography
Full-time legislator; former public school teacher of 34 years in Decatur and Maroa-Forsyth; graduate, St. Teresa High School in Decatur; B.S., Illinois State University; M.Ed., Eastern Illinois University; has four children and five grandchildren.
Scherer, Legislators Deliver Letter to Department of Education On Unfairness of Standardized Testing

Scherer, Legislators Deliver Letter to Department of Education On Unfairness of Standardized Testing

DECATUR, Ill. – Together with almost 40 of her colleagues, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, delivered a letter to the U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona, requesting that Illinois schools receive an exemption from taking the Illinois standardized tests in spring of 2021 as mandated by the federal government due to stress and disarray caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Scherer Urges Leaders to Stop Massive Cut to  Springfield Fire Department

Scherer Urges Leaders to Stop Massive Cut to Springfield Fire Department

DECATUR, Ill. – Following a proposal to slash the city of Springfield’s fire department budget by $1.4 million, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is urging city leaders to find other budget solutions that would protect local firefighters and emergency services and stop dangerous cuts to a critical emergency department.

Scherer Urges Leaders to Stop Massive Cut to  Springfield Fire Department

Scherer Fights For Students and Educators as Chair Elementary & Secondary Education Administration, Licensing & Charter School Committee

DECATUR, Ill. – As the returning Chairwoman of the Elementary & Secondary Education Administration, Licensing & Charter School Committee, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, will be focused on allocating the correct resources to educators to support students experiencing the trauma of COVID-19 and creating sustainable ways for Illinois schools to cope with the changes caused by the pandemic during the 102nd General Assembly.

Scherer, Legislators Deliver Letter to Department of Education On Unfairness of Standardized Testing

Scherer to Host Local Blood Drive

DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is partnering with the Central Illinois Blood Center to host a blood drive for local hospitals in Decatur and Springfield to help address blood shortages.