Board Meeting Summary

Glen Ellyn School District 41

September 4, 2018 Regular Board Meeting

The Board of Education provides a "Board Meeting Summary" after each Board meeting. The summary includes a brief description of the main topics and action items. These summaries are not meant to replace minutes. The minutes for each meeting are approved and posted after the next regularly scheduled meeting. We hope these summaries provide some basic information and context around the reports, presentations and action items. For the full packet of information including presentations and reports, Click Here.

Meetings are video streamed live online and the videos are archived on the District website, Click Here. Please note the time markers throughout the document below for your convenience.

Roll Call

President Stephanie Clark, Vice President Kurt Buchholz, Secretary Jason Loebach, Robert Bruno, Linda D’Ambrosio, Erica Nelson. Bruce Currie was absent.

Introduction of New Staff | watch

Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Marci Conlin introduced all of the new staff and they were welcomed to the District by Superintendent Gordon and the Board members.

Superintendent Report | watch

Construction Update - Mr. Jack Hayes from FQC provided an update about the current construction projects. He also talked about the timeline moving forward. He explained that a lot of visible work will be taking place at Hadley over the next 60 days. He also answered specific questions from Board members.

Start with Hello - Dr. Gordon shared that we are participating in the Sandy Hook Promise “Start with Hello” campaign. We launched the campaign on the first day of school and it will be a theme throughout the school year.

Transportation Update - Busing through First Student transportation has been going well. There are some concerns with the service being provided by the Hopewell bus company. Assistant Superintendent for Finance, Facilities and Operations Eric DePorter reported on the concerns and a meeting that occured with Hopewell to address the issues moving forward.

Public Participation | watch

Action Items | watch

Consent Agenda

Two items were asked to be removed from the consent agenda

- Personnel Report (Stephanie Clark)

- Closed Session Minutes (Erica Nelson)

Personnel Report

  • Employment Recommendations
  • Resignations

Finance, Facilities and Operations

  • FOIA Report August 14-27 2018
  • School District Payment Order - August 14, 2018 - August 27, 2018

Board Meeting Minutes

(Voted Yes - Clark, Buchholz, Loebach, Bruno, D’Ambrosio, Nelson)

Personnel Report

(Voted Yes - Clark, Buchholz, Loebach, D’Ambrosio, Nelson. Bruno abstained)

Closed Session Minutes
The closed session minutes were tabled until the next regular meeting.

(Voted Yes - Clark, Buchholz, Loebach, Bruno, D’Ambrosio, Nelson)

Other | watch


Monday, September 17, 2018 | Regular Meeting at Central Services Office 7:00 p.m.

Monday, October 1, 2018 | Regular Meeting at Central Services Office 7:00 p.m.

Monday, October 15, 2018 | Regular Meeting at Central Services Office 7:00 p.m.