Board Meeting Summary

Glen Ellyn School District 41

September 14, 2020 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
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. The Board President and Board Recording Secretary were present at the meeting location in accordance with the OMA; all other members of the Board and staff attended remotely.
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 Loebach, Secretary Jess Buttimer, Ted Estes, Guillermo Guzman, Julie Hill. Not Present: Bruce Currie

Public Participation |


Mandated Title IX Training for Board Members | watch

Board members participated in mandatory sexual harassment training.

2020/21 District 41 Reopening Schools Plan Update

  • Superintendent Report | watch
    Dr. Kaczkowski presented a transition plan to the Blended AM/PM Model
  • Pandemic Response Advisory Team (PRAT) Update | watch
    Members from the PRAT subcommittee presented reports.

Consent Agenda | watch

Personnel Report

Approved Personnel Report 9.14.20

Board Meeting Minutes

Monday, August 24, 2020 - Regular Meeting Minutes
Monday, August 24, 2020 - Closed Session Minutes

(Voted Yes - Bruno, Loebach, Buttimer, Estes, Guzman, Hill)

Items for Consideration for Future Agenda
| none

Approve Proximity Requirement for Employees

The board adopted a requirement for every employee of the District to reside, on a full-time basis during the employee’s regular work-week, within 100 miles of the point on the District’s boundary closest to such residence while working under the Return to School Plan. It was approved by all Board members.


Monday, September 28, 2020 | Regular Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 | Regular Board Workshop Meeting, 7:00 p.m.