"Employee" includes all individuals meeting the above criteria but does
not include an independent contractor.
(b) "Employer" means any of the following: a State agency, officer, or
department, a unit of local government, a school district, an individual,
a corporation, a partnership, an association, or a nonprofit organization.
(c) "Child" means a biological, adopted or foster child, a stepchild or a
legal ward of an employee and who is enrolled in a primary or secondary public
or private school in this State or a state which shares a common boundary with
(d) "School" means any public or private primary or secondary school or
educational facility located in this State or a state which shares a common
boundary with Illinois.
(e) "School administrator" means the principal or similar administrator
who is responsible for the operations of the school.
(Source: P.A. 87-1240.)