Board Meeting Summary

Glen Ellyn School District 41

April 22, 2019 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.

Meetings are video streamed live online and the videos are archived on the District website, Click Here.

In Attendance

President Stephanie Clark, Vice President Kurt Buchholz, Secretary Jason Loebach, Robert Bruno, Bruce Currie, Linda D’Ambrosio, Erica Nelson

President Clark left the meeting due to a personal commitment at 8:15 p.m.

Superintendent's Report | watch

  • Mr. Loebach thanked the three outgoing Board members, Erica Nelson, Kurt Buchholz and Stephanie Clark, for their service and dedication to District 41. Superintendent Gordon followed with thanks on behalf of District 41.
  • Dr. Gordon congratulated Mr. Loebach on being asked to sit on the Governors Office of Early Education Development Inclusion Subcommittee.
  • Dr. Gordon thanked everyone who helped create and launch District 41’s At-Home Learning for students and staff.

Board Reports | watch

Public Participation | watch

Discussion Items
  • Copy Paper Bid | watch
    Assistant Superintendent for Finance, Facilities and Operations Eric DePorter shared information about this annual purchase of copy paper for the following year. He also answered Board member questions.
Board Discussion | watch
  • K-2 Specialized Academic Class (SAC) - Board Statements
    Director of Student Services Laurel O’Brien presented background information prior to Board discussion. Board members made statements about their thoughts related to the direction of special education in District 41.

Action Items
Consent Agenda |
Personnel Report
  • Employment Recommendations
  • Resignations
  • Resignations and Retirements

Finance, Facilities & Operations

Board Meeting Minutes

- April 1, 2019 - Special Meeting Minutes
- April 1, 2019 - Closed Meeting Minutes
- April 4, 2019 - Special Meeting Minutes
- April 8, 2019 - Regular Meeting Minutes

(Voted Yes: Clark, Loebach, Bruno, Currie, D’Ambrosio, Nelson, Buchholz)

Superintendent Recommendations | watch

  • 2020 Technology Recommendation - Student Chromebooks
    (Voted Yes: Buchholz, Loebach, Bruno, Currie, D’Ambrosio, Nelson)
  • Board Policy and Procedures Revisions
    (Voted Yes: Buchholz, Loebach, Bruno, Currie, D’Ambrosio, Nelson)

Items for Consideration for Future Agenda - None

Other | watch


Thursday, April 25, 2019 | Special Reorganization Meeting at Central Services Office 7:00 p.m.

Monday, May 6, 2019 | Special Workshop Meeting at Central Services Office 4:30 p.m.
Monday, May 6, 2019 | Regular Board Meeting at Central Services Office 7:00 p.m.