Board Meeting Summary

Glen Ellyn School District 41

September 9, 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 Robert Bruno, Vice President Jason Loebach, Secretary Linda D’Ambrosio, Jess Buttimer, Bruce Currie, Ted Estes, Julie Hill

Superintendent Report

  • Superintendent Kaczkowski commented on the great start to the school year, video presentation.

  • Dr. Kaczkowski congratulated Board President Robert Bruno and Board member Bruce Currie for being named Master Level Board Members by the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB). Dr. Bruno also received LeaderShop recognition. They will be honored at the IASB’s Fall Division Meeting in October. | watch

Board Reports | watch

Public Participation | watch


Language Services Update | watch

Director of Language Programs Dr. Theresa Ulrich presented an update about the language programs in District 41 including Dual Language and Foreign Language at the Elementary Schools (FLES). Board members asked questions and engaged in discussion about the data presented.

Action Items | watch

Consent Agenda

Personnel Report

  • Employment Recommendations
  • Resignations

Finance, Facilities & Operations

  • FOIA Report - August 21, 2019 - September 3, 2019
  • School District Payment Order - August 20, 2019 - September 3, 2019

Board Meeting Minutes

(Voted yes: Bruno, Loebach, D’Ambrosio, Buttimer, Currie, Estes, Hill)

Superintendent Recommendations | watch

  • Intergovernmental Agreement with the Glen Ellyn Park District - Spalding
    (Voted yes: Bruno, Loebach, D’Ambrosio, Buttimer, Currie, Estes, Hill)
  • Approval of Professional Services Contract with Sunbelt Staffing
    (Voted yes: Bruno, Loebach, D’Ambrosio, Buttimer, Currie, Estes, Hill)

Other/Board Governance - Learning Together | watch

Action on a Request for Reimbursement of Legal Fees | listen

(Voted yes: Currie)

(Voted no: Buttimer, Bruno, Estes, Hill, Loebach)

(Abstained: D'Ambrosio)


Monday, September 23, 2019 | Regular Board Meeting at Central Services Office 7:00 p.m.