District Digest

Glen Ellyn School District 41

October 14, 2021

In this issue…

  • COVID-19 Dashboard
  • Strategic Planning Process
  • Hadley Institute Day Learning
  • D41 Kids Foundation
  • Help Wanted at D41
  • Flu Vaccine Vouchers Available
  • Glenbard Parent Series

COVID-19 Dashboard

The District 41 COVID Dashboard is a way for the public to monitor both the number of positive covid cases reported for students and staff as well as the number of people quarantined in the district due to close contact with someone who has tested positive. The dashboard will be updated every Monday by the end of the day.
CLICK HERE for the District 41 COVID-19 dashboard.

Restart of Strategic Planning Process

The Board of Education has approved a strategic plan partner for District 41. The district will restart the strategic planning process with the Steve Webb Group, LLC. The work with Dr. Webb will take place over the next 6 months.

A Strategic Planning Committee will come together to lead this work and includes a diverse group of stakeholders from across the district including staff, parents and community leaders. Many on the committee participated in this process prior to the pandemic shutdown and a few are new to the committee replacing those who are not able to participate at this time.

More information will be shared soon and a website will be created to provide information to the community as we move through this process. There will be a variety of ways the district will be engaging with all stakeholders over the next six months.

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Hadley Teachers Refresh Their Commitment to Kagan Cooperative Learning

As part of the Institute Day of learning for teachers, Hadley Junior High educators spent the day focused on teachings in the book “Kagan Cooperative Learning,” by Dr. Spencer Kagen and Miguel Kagan. Teachers learned techniques for management in the classroom and how to engage students more deeply and effectively in the classroom.

D41 Kids Foundation Scarecrow

Look for the Dolly Parton Scarecrow in downtown Glen Ellyn created by our own D41 Kids Foundation. To learn more about the foundation’s partnership with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, click here. Free books are provided monthly to children ages birth to 5 years old.
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Homebound Tutors Needed In District 41

District 41 is in need of homebound tutors. In this role you will be tutoring for students whose ability to attend school has been disrupted by a medical condition. Tutoring sessions shall be conducted in person with COVID mitigations in place, some sessions are virtual due to the parent request. Hours are between 3:45 - 5:45pm or 4pm - 6pm and on Mondays through Fridays when school is in session only (no weekends, holidays). Tutors have the flexibility to work with more than 1 student at a time if their schedule allows for it. The pay is $24.00 an hour. Candidates will need to have either a PEL with a Special Education endorsement or PEL with Early Childhood endorsement or PEL with Elementary Education endorsement.

If you or someone you know is interested CLICK HERE

Please also feel free to reachout to Pauline Weber with our Special Education Department at pweber@d41.org for more information!

FREE Flu Vaccine Vouchers Available

Low income, uninsured DuPage County residents age 3 and older can request a flu vaccine voucher at http://bit.ly/FluVouchers. Bring the voucher to your local Jewel-Osco store by February 28th, 2022. While supplies last.

Glenbard Parent Series

Don't miss these upcoming Glenbard Parent Series programs.

Ana Homayoun

Wed, Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

That Crumpled Paper Was Due Last Week: Helping Distracted Students Organize/Integrate Their Online and Real-Life Worlds

Dr. Michaeleen Doucleff

Wed, Nov 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Hunt, Gather, Parent: What Ancient Cultures Can Teach Us About the Lost Art of Raising Happy Helpful Little Humans

For the full list of Upcoming Speakers CLICK HERE
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