Board Meeting Summary

Glen Ellyn School District 41

October 14, 2019 Public Hearing & 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 Robert Bruno, Vice President Jason Loehbach, Jessica Buttimer, Bruce Currie, Julie Hill, Ted Estes

Public Hearing | watch

Public Hearing on a permanent interfund transfer from the School District’s Education Fund to its Operations and Maintenance Fund

Public Participation



Regular Meeting

Superintendent Report | watch

- Superintendent Dr. Melissa Kaczkowski celebrated the PTAs across all District 41 schools. A video featuring the Churchill PTA Run-A-Thon provided an example of the amazing support by the PTAs. Click here for the celebration video.

- Dr. Kasczkowski presented information about conducting a special education audit this school year. Board members asked questions and provided throughts on conducting the audit.

Board Reports | watch

Public Participation | watch


School Perceptions Survey Costs | watch

Chief Communications Officer Erika Krehbiel presented information about the surveys that will be administered throughout the school year. She highlighted the School Perceptions Survey costs for Board discussion.

Action Items | watch

Consent Agenda

Personnel Report

- Employment Recommendations

- Resignations

- Resignation and Retirement

Finance, Facilities and Operations

- FOIA Report - September 17, 2019 - October 7, 2019

- School District Payment Order - September 17, 2019 - October 7, 2019

Board Meeting Minutes

- September 23, 2019 Regular Meeting Minutes

- September 23, 2019 Regular Meeting Minutes-Closed

- September 30, 2019 Special Board Workshop Meeting Minutes

(Voted Yes: Bruno, Loebach, Buttimer, Currie, Hill, Estes)

Superintendent Recommendations | watch

- Transfer of Funds from the Education Fund to Operations and Maintenance Fund and from Operations and Maintenance Fund to Capital Projects Fund

(Voted Yes: Bruno, Loebach, Buttimer, Currie, Hill, Estes)

- Accept Hopewell Services, LLC’s assignment of its transportation contracts with the School District to First Student, Inc.

(Voted Yes: Bruno, Loebach, Buttimer, Currie, Hill, Estes)

- Other/Board Governance - Learning Together | watch

Follow Up to Board Professional Development:The Board’s Strategic Role – The Key to Effective Board Leadership

items For Consideration For Future Agenda | watch


Monday, October 28, 2019 | Regular Board Meeting at Central Services Office 7:00 p.m.