Board Meeting Summary
Glen Ellyn School District 41
October 15, 2018 Regular Board Meeting
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.
Stephanie Clark, Kurt Buchholz, Jason Loebach, Robert Bruno, Bruce Currie, Linda D’Ambrosio, Erica Nelson
Adjourn to Closed Session
Superintendent's Reports | watch
- Quarterly Update - Long-Range Plan
Superintendent Gordon reported on the second year of the Long-Range Plan. He shared minor edits that have been made and explained the rationale for the edits. He also reiterated that a lot of the LRP goals are stretch goals. Dr. Gordon explained that it was the NWEA recommendation to adjust the goals for MAP to the 50th percentile and above.
- Scheduling Committee
Dr. Gordon announced that the first meeting is tentatively scheduled for October 29.
- Blue Ribbon Endorsement
Late Friday afternoon the District was notified that we were awarded a Blue Ribbon Endorsement for the Baby and Me Program for children from birth to 3 years old. Dr. Gordon expressed that he is incredibly proud of the work in our District with some of the most vulnerable children. Assistant Superintendent for Teaching, Learning and Accountability Dr. Katie McCluskey thanked the team for their efforts and time. She shared that they worked so hard for this to come true and she is honored to work alongside the staff.
- Staff Celebration
Dr. Gordon read an email from teacher Heather Heskin and applauded teachers supporting one another.
Board Reports | watch
Public Participation | watch
Presentations | watch
- Lucy Calkins Unit of Study and Eureka Math
Assistant Superintendent for Teaching, Learning and Accountability Dr. Katie McCluskey presented an overview of the third year of implementation of both curriculums and resources.
- 2019/2020 Budget Development
Assistant Superintendent for Finance, Facilities and Operations Eric DePorter presented the budget development process. He shared the steps and timeline. He also talked about a new technology plan that is similar to the facilities capital plan. He answered questions from Board members and they discussed the information provided. Director of Buildings and Grounds Dave Scarmardo provided a summary of the Five-Year Capital Plan and the Director of Technology Mike Wood presented the details of a technology plan.
Action Items | watch
- Employment Recommendations
- FOIA Report - September 25, 2018 - October 9, 2018
- School District Payment Order - September 24, 2018 - October 9, 2018
- September 2018 Financial Reports
-Monthly Revenue/Expenditure Summary Report
-Summary of Bills and Payroll
-Disposal of Surplus Property
Board Meeting Minutes
- October 1, 2018- Regular Meeting Minutes
- October 1, 2018, Closed Meeting Minutes
- Semi-Annual Review of Closed Session Minutes
- Semi-Annual Review of Closed Session Audio
Other | watch
Monday, November 5, 2018 | Regular Meeting at Central Services Office 7:00 p.m.
Monday, November 19, 2018 | Regular Meeting at Central Services Office 7:00 p.m.