Board Meeting Summary

Glen Ellyn School District 41

December 17, 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.

In Attendance

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

Public Hearing | watch

Public Comment
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Regular Meeting

Superintendent's Reports
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  • Special Education Strategic Planning Committee Update
    Director of Student Services Laurel O’Brien spoke about the second committee meeting of the year. She provided information about the professional development going on throughout the district including the work with inclusion expert Dr. Julie Causton. They also reviewed the work of the Year 2 of the strategic plan. Board members asked questions and engaged in conversation related to planning for year three.

Board Reports | watch

Public Participation - None


  • 2018 HumaneX Survey Results | watch
    Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Marci Conlin presented the staff survey results. She shared the top five and the bottom five themes that surfaced from the survey. Overall, 95 percent of District 41 staff are “highly engaged” and “highly satisfied” according to the results.

Action Items | watch

Consent Agenda

Personnel Report

  • Employment Recommendations
  • Resignations and Retirements
Finance, Facilities & Operations
  • School District Payment Order - November 29, 2018 - December 10, 2018
  • FOIA Report - November 28, 2018 - December 10, 2018
  • November 2018 Financial Reports
    - Monthly Revenue/Expenditure Summary Report
    - Investment Schedule
    - Treasurer's Report
    - Summary of Bills and Payroll
    - Vandalism Report
    - Disposal of Surplus Property

            Board Meeting Minutes

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

            Superintendent's Recommendations
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            • Approve Board Member Meeting Expense
              (Voted Yes - Clark, Loebach, Bruno, Currie, D’Ambrosio, Nelson)
              (Voted No - Buchholz)
            • 4:20 AP Fiscal Philosophy Revisions
              (Voted Yes - Clark, Buchholz, Loebach, Bruno, Currie, D’Ambrosio, Nelson)
            • Approve the 2018 Levy | watch
              Each Board member stated their position on the levy and discussed how to best move forward.
              (Voted Yes - Clark, Buchholz, Currie, D’Ambrosio)
              (Voted No - Bruno, Loebach, Nelson)

            Future Agenda Items | watch

            • Mrs. Nelson suggested that the Board invite Peg Agnos of LEND for an update about what is happening in Springfield related to education. Board agreed to invite her to a future meeting.


            Monday, January 7, 2019 | Regular Meeting at Central Services Office 7:00 p.m.
            Monday, January 21, 2019 | Regular Meeting at Central Services Office 7:00 p.m.