42 communities and 19 school districts dedicated to reducing aircraft noise in the communities around O’Hare International Airport since 1996.

Nighttime view of O'Hare airport

Schools Committee Leadership

Chair: Dr. Raymond Kuper

Chair: Dr. Raymond Kuper

Vice Chair: Dr. Jennifer Kelsall

Vice Chair: Dr. Jennifer Kelsall

The ONCC School Sound Insulation Program (SSIP) committee works in cooperation with the city of Chicago and O’Hare area private and public schools to reduce the effects of aircraft noise in classrooms. The committee oversees the O’Hare School Sound Insulation Program, the largest program of its type in the world.

The School Sound Insulation Program Committee was recently re-formed due to a new program being instituted in 2024. 

School Sound Insulation Program Committee Members

  • Chair - Dr. Ray Kuper, Union Ridge School District 86
  • Vice-Chair - Dr. Jennifer Kelsall, Ridgewood High School District 234
  • Margaret Kyne, Franklin Park School District 84
  • Superintendent James Ongtengco, Fenton Community High School School District 100
  • Tim Keeley, Township High School District 214

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