The Academy at Forest View participates in the Chicago Area Alternative Education League (CAAEL). CAAEL is a sports league designed for students with exceptional needs.

Athletic opportunities through CAAEL include: 

  • Chess
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Flag football
  • Softball
  • Volleyball

Students who wish to participate in a sport must meet the behavioral and academic expectations of their individualized plans by attaining Level Two or Level Three status and have parent or guardian permission to participate. Permission slips are available at the school store and must be submitted before the start of each sport.

Sportsmanship awards are presented to payers at the end of each game.


Shawn Brown, CAAEL's Athletic Director  |  (847) 718-7772