Board Meeting Summary

Glen Ellyn School District 41

September 17, 2018 Public Hearing and 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. Please note the time markers throughout the document below for your convenience.

Public Hearing | watch

Public Hearing on a permanent transfer from the School District's Education Fund to its Operations and Maintenance Fund.

Regular Board Meeting

Roll Call - Stephanie Clark, Kurt Buchholz, Jason Loebach, Robert Bruno, Bruce Currie, Linda D’Ambrosio, Erica Nelson

Superintendent's Report | watch

Dr. Gordon reported on the “Start with Hello Week” campaign that he launched district-wide on the first day of school. He also shared that the Brave for Benjamin Lemonade Stand was hosted at Benjamin Franklin School. He attended along with a couple of Board members and staff. It was a great event in support of families who are battling pediatric cancer.

Dr. Gordon reminded the Board and community that the district will be posting two reports:

  • Administrator and Teacher Salary and Benefits Report for 2017-2018 School Year
  • IMRF Employees with Compensation over $75,000

Board Reports | watch

Public Participation | watch

Presentations | watch

Fall Academic Update

  • Director of Language Programs Theresa Ulrich presented data on the district’s language programs and answered Board member questions.
  • Assistant Superintendent for Teaching, Learning and Accountability Dr. Katie McCluskey shared data related to the District 41 preschool program and next steps for moving forward with a focus on social emotional learning for our youngest learners.

    School Improvement Plan Updates | watch
    All principals reported on their School Improvement Plans as related to the overall District 41 Long-Range Plan.
    Hadley Junior HIgh School | watch
    Forest Glen School | watch
    Abraham Lincoln School | watch
    Churchill School | watch
    Ben Franklin School | watch

Consent Agenda

1. Personnel Report

  • Employment Recommendations
  • Resignations

2. Finance, Facilities and Operations

  • FOIA Report August 28, 2018 - September 10, 2018
  • School District Payment Order - August 28, 2018 - September 10, 2018
  • August 2018 Financial Reports
    Monthly Revenue/Expenditure Summary Report
    Investment Schedule
    Treasurer's Report
    Summary of Bills and Payroll
    Vandalism Report
    Disposal of Surplus Property

3. Board Meeting Minutes

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

Superintendent Recommendations | watch

  • Transfer of funds from Education Funds to Operations and Maintenance Fund
    (Voted Yes - Clark, Buchholz, Loebach, Bruno, Currie, D’Ambrosio, Nelson)
  • Transfer of Funds from Operations and Maintenance Fund to Capital Projects Fund
    (Voted Yes - Clark, Buchholz, Loebach, Bruno, Currie, D’Ambrosio, Nelson)

Other | watch


Monday, October 1, 2018 | Regular Meeting at Central Services Office 7:00 p.m.

Monday, October 15, 2018 | Regular Meeting at Central Services Office 7:00 p.m.