• Whittier is proud to have great community support and neighborhood affiliations with a variety of organizations.  Some of Whittier’s affiliations include Bradley University, Peoria Medical Society of Illinois, and Northwoods Church.  Our 3rd Grade Reading Buddy Program is represented with teams from Caterpillar Incorporated, Southside Bank, and Northwoods Church.  Whittier’s partnership with Bradley University’sProfessional Development School (PDS) promotes a large group of volunteers working with students and teachers.  Other organizations aid in providing volunteers to help in a variety of classrooms and school settings, as well as offering services or products to help motivate our staff and students.