Highlights from the June 17, 2019 BOE meeting
Board Briefs is a newsletter-style overview of the highlights of the Board of Education's discussion and action. You can find the meeting agenda online here, and look for minutes of the meeting to be posted after they are approved at the next BOE meeting (August 26, 2019).
Article in IASBO Journal
New Agreement with the Teachers Union
In the first opportunity for input, Daniel Shravan, parent of an incoming kindergarten student, spoke in favor of District 34 offering full-day kindergarten and asked if it would be implemented in 2019-2020.
Citizens Finance Advisory Committee Presentation
CFAC member Alex Kamilewicz, along with Raymond James Managing Director Elizabeth Hennessy, described the process CFAC used in developing the recommendations, the current financial position of the District, and outlined the committee's proposals for the capital funding plan.
Ms. Hennessy showed comparisons in several areas between District 34 and surrounding and feeder districts, including board policy for fund balances, tax rate and EAV per pupil, and debt.
See comparisons of D34 with other districts, detailed financial analyses, and the potential tax impact of funding structures.
District 34 Early Childhood Program
Executive Director for Students Services Mary Geraghty introduced members of the District 34 Early Childhood team: Westbrook Assistant Principal Stefanie Shefler, Teacher Sarah Frumkin, Social Worker Jobeth Wilson and Teacher Susie Zimmer, who presented information about the program's structure, students and staff.
They shared the following video to give an overview of the program.
Spring MAP Results
Geographic Information System (GIS) Study
The Board approved the tentative budget and will hold a public hearing on the budget in September.
Approval of 2019-2023 Glenview Education Association Contract
Meet the Board of Education
Glenview District 34 is governed by a seven-person Board of Education, elected by the community, that consists of the following individuals:
- Natalie Jachtorowycz (President)
- Jim Baumstark (Vice President)
- John Heggie
- Katie Jones
- Mike Korman
- Scott Nelson
- Diane Stefani
You can contact the Board at firstname.lastname@example.org.