Board Meeting Summary
Glen Ellyn School District 41
November 2, 2020 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 Jess Buttimer, Bruce Currie, Ted Estes, Guillermo Guzman, Julie Hill
Public Participation | watch
Saliva-Based COVID-19 Screening Discussion | watch
Superintendent Kaczkowski and Board President Bruno summarized the topic of surveillance testing and the process of investigating possible options for District 41.
Dr. Ed Campbell, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Loyola University Chicago, presented about a surveillance program he developed and has helped implement in his own school district in LaGrange. Board members asked questions and engaged in conversation about the possibility of this program being offered in District 41.
Click here for the presentation.
Legal Counsel Brian Crowley attended the meeting and was available to answer questions about his recommendations for terms and conditions on a program like this one.
Dr. Kaczkowski shared that there is possibly another option that she learned about through Abbott Labs. We could be considered for a pilot program. She is investigating if this is a real option for District 41 to consider.
Monday, November 9, 2020 | Regular Board Workshop Meeting, 7:00 p.m.
Monday, November 23, 2020 | Regular Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m.