Glen Ellyn School District 41

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Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education



APRIL 4, 2017 - CONSOLIDATED ELECTION

Glen Ellyn School District 41 will have four (4) board of education seats open in April 2017.

Qualifications : U.S. Citizen; 18 years of age; registered voter. (10 ILCS 5/3-1)  You must be a resident of the territory of the district for at least one year immediately preceding this election. (105 ILCS 5/10-3, 5/10-10)

Please visit the website of the DuPage County Election Commission for a candidate packet and information.  Additional information and key dates can be obtained from the Illinois Association of School Boards.


NOTE: All emails sent to Board members are reviewed by the Board Recording Secretary and may be forwarded to the Superintendent as appropriate.

  • The Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education consists of seven members who are elected at large and serve without pay for staggered four-year terms.

  • The Board is accountable to the public and makes decisions as a unit based on what is best for the District as a whole. Board members follow the Board Code of Conduct and strive to adhere to their agreed upon Board of Education Meeting Norms.

  • The Board hires the Superintendent, sets instructional policy, approves the budget and ongoing expenditures, and is ultimately responsible for the performance of the District.

  • The Board meets on alternating Mondays of each month at 7:30pm in the Mary Luginbill Board Room in the District Administration Center (unless otherwise designated). The current calendar can be found here. The public is welcome to attend all meetings and time is allotted for public participation.


  • D41 Compensation

    » Administrator and Teacher Salary and Benefits Report
    » All Employees Salaries Over $75,000 per P.A. 97 – 0609
    » AFSCME contract
    » GEEA contract

    BOARD MEMBERS:
    If you'd like to correspond with an individual Board member, just click on the Board member's name below. Individual Board responses represent only those views of the Board member and not the views of the Board as a whole.
      

    Board of Education members (as of May 4, 2015)
    Erica Nelson - enelson@d41.org President (term ends April, 2019)
    Drew Ellis - dellis@d41.org Vice President (term ends April, 2017)
    Stephanie Clark - sclark@d41.org Secretary (term ends April, 2019)
    Joe Bochenski - jbochenski@d41.org (term ends April, 2017)
    Kurt Buchholz - kbuchholz@d41.org (term ends April, 2019)
    Patrick Escalante - pescalante@d41.org (term ends April, 2017)
    Lori Taylor - ltaylor@d41.org (term ends April, 2017)

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    PLEASE NOTE: All emails sent to Board members are reviewed by the Board Recording Secretary and may be forwarded to the Superintendent as appropriate. Also, any email sent to a representative of District 41, employee or board member, constitutes a public record that may be released under the Freedom of Information Act.

    School Board Listing of Development and Training Completed by Board Members

    All Illinois school board members must receive training in professional development leadership (P.A. 97-8) and the Open Meetings Act (P.A. 97-504).  Mandatory training will also be required after the new teacher evaluation requirements are implemented in each school district.  For additional information, see Board policy 2:120, Board Member Development.

    The following table contains mandatory and non-mandatory training and development activities that were completed by each Board member.  When the training was provided by the Illinois Association of School Boards, the acronym “IASB” follows the listed activity.          

    Name    

    Development & Training Activity and Provider

    Date Completed



    Erica Nelson,
    President

    Open Meetings Act Training (IASB)
    Professional Development Training & PERA Training (IASB))

    March 6, 2012
    November 26, 2013


    Drew Ellis,
    Vice President

    Open Meetings Act Training (IASB)
    Professional Development Training & PERA Training (IASB)

    March 6, 2012
    August 7, 2014


    Joe Bochenski

    Open Meetings Act Training (IASB)
    Professional Development Training & PERA Training (IASB)

    July 18, 2013
    November 22-23, 2013


    Patrick Escalante

    Open Meetings Act Training (IASB)
    Professional Development Training & PERA Training (IASB)

    May 31, 2013
    May 31, 2013


    Kurt Buchholz

    Open Meetings Act Training (IASB)
    Professional Development Training & PERA Training (IASB)

    May 15, 2015


    Stephanie Clark

    Open Meetings Act Training (IASB)
    Professional Development Training & PERA Training (IASB)

    May 15, 2015


    Lori Taylor

    Open Meetings Act Training (IASB)
    Professional Development Training (PDLT) and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) (IASB)

    March 4, 2017






    The Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) is a voluntary organization of local boards of education dedicated to strengthening the Illinois public schools through local citizen control.  Although not a part of State government, IASB is organized by member school boards as a private not-for-profit corporation under authority granted by Article 23 of the School Code.  The mission of the IASB is excellence in local school governance in support of quality public education.

    For more information regarding IASB and its programs visit www.iasb.com

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