Board Meeting Summary
Glen Ellyn School District 41
October 13, 2020 Regular Board Meeting
NOTE: In the interest of safety for Board and staff members, as well as the school community, the meeting format was adjusted. Due to current Executive Order requirements social distancing guidelines were in effect.
Meetings are video streamed live online and the videos are archived on the District website, Click Here.
President Dr. Robert Bruno, Vice President Jason Loebach, Secretary Jess Buttimer, Ted Estes, Guillermo Guzman, Bruce Currie. Not in attendance: Julie Hill.
Public Participation - none
Board Meeting Minutes
- September 24, 2020 - Regular Meeting Minutes
- September 24, 2020 - Closed Session Meeting Minutes
(Voted Yes: Buttimer, Estes, Guzman, Loebach, Currie, Bruno)
2020-2021 District 41 Reopening Schools Plan Update
- Superintendent’s Report | watch
Superintendent Kaczkwoski shared that the covid numbers in DuPage County are not moving in the right direction. She shared that it is expected that the county could reach red/substantial status this week. She shared that the district will continue to communicate updates.
- Pandemic Response Advisory Team (PRAT) Update | watch
Parents and PRAT members Katie Adduci and Ellen Dickey provided an overview of the covid metrics to date. They shared that the data tells us that the community needs to continue to be diligent about wearing masks and social distancing.Click here for the presentation
- Covid Saliva Testing Program | watch
Mathew Philip, MD, Chief Innovation Officer, DuPage Medical Group, presented about a Covid-19 Rapid Saliva-Based Test Program. He informed that Board that he is beginning to engage with school districts to emphasize the need to prioritize testing in schools. Board members asked questions and engaged in conversation about the possibility of District 41 participating in this type of program.
- IEP and 504 Plan Update | watch
Director of Student Services Laurel O’Brien presented an update about the planning
for students who have IEPs and 504 Plans.
Staffing Update | watch
Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Marci Conlin shared that we have some additional staff hires due to the transition to the blended model.
Monday, October 26, 2020 | Regular Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m.
Monday, November 9, 2020 | Regular Board Workshop Meeting, 7:00 p.m.