Virtual Board Briefs
Summary of the December 14, 2020 BOE Meeting, held virtually
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 (January 25, 2020).
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D34 Board Meetings: Virtual for Now
Public Hearing: 2020 Tax Levy
Before the regular meeting, the Board of Education held a public hearing on the 2020 Tax Levy. Assistant Superintendent for Business Services Eric Miller reviewed information presented at previous Board meetings. He explained that the Board is considering a 4.87% levy, though the expected actual increase is 2.87% over the 2019 extension.
There were no comments during the community participation period. In the regular meeting, the Board approved the levy.
Each month, Superintendent Dr. Dane Delli updates the Board of Education and the community about programs, events, notable achievements, and other timely information and celebrations.
Student Award Winner Recognition
Dr. Delli introduced Executive Director for Student Services Mary Geraghty to recognize Attea student Cidney Poshi-Sinani, who received the 2020 Infinitec Outstanding Student Technology Award. Ms. Geraghty and Assistive Technology Facilitator Erin Ross shared, in a video interview and recording, how Cidney uses the "Eye Gaze" technology to communicate and create.
Adaptive Pause Update
Dr. Delli expressed hope to have more accurate and widespread information about vaccine distribution and administration from health agencies in the coming weeks.
Transportation & Building Use Fees
Proposed 2021-2022 School Calendar
- Alignment with District 225
- Maximize the number of five-day weeks
The implementation of Wednesday late start days, which provides a consistent opportunity for staff professional development, allows the District to reduce the number of days off for institute days.
The Board will take action on the calendar at the January 2021 meeting.
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 email@example.com.