Board Meeting Summary
Glen Ellyn School District 41
March 15, 2021 Special 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 Robert Bruno, Vice President Jason Loebach, Secretary Jessica Buttimer, Bruce Currie, Ted Estes, Guillermo Guzman, Julie Hill
Superintendent Report on New ISBE/IDPH Guidelines, Parent Survey Results, and Pre-Decisional Plan | watch
Dr. Kaczkowski presented information about new guidance from the ISBE/IDPH and shared a pre decisional draft planning document for a possible transition to a full in-person model this current school year.
Public Participation | watch
Adjourned to Closed Session
Board Discussion and Possible Consensus Direction | watch
The Board asked clarifying questions and discussed the possibility of transitioning to a full in-person model. The Board came to a consensus to direct the district to continue planning for a traditional full in-person learning model to be implemented this school year. Dr. Kaczkowski will bring more details and a timeline back to the Board at the March 22 Board of Education meeting. Parents will be asked to make a commitment to either the full in-person model or full remote model for the remainder of the school year.
Action | watch
Authorize the Purchase of Classroom Furniture
(Voted Yes - Bruno, Joebach, Currie, Estes, Guzman, Hill)
(Voted No - Buttimer)
Authorize the Purchase of Air Purifiers
(Voted Yes - Bruno, Joebach, Buttimer, Currie, Estes, Guzman, Hill)
Monday, March 22, 2021 | Regular Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m.
Monday, April 12, 2021 | Regular Board Workshop Meeting, 7:00 p.m.