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Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education



  • 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.

  • 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 of Education members (as of June 24, 2014)
    John Kenwood President (term ends April, 2015)
    Drew Ellis Vice President (term ends April, 2017)
    Dean Elger Secretary (term ends April, 2017)
    Joe Bochenski (term ends April, 2017)
    Cathryn Wilkinson (term ends April, 2015)
    Patrick Escalante (term ends April, 2017)
    Erica Nelson (term ends April, 2015)

    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



    John Kenwood, President

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

     


    Drew Ellis,
    Vice President

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

    March 6, 2012
    August 7, 2014


    Dean Elger,
    Secretary

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

    May 17, 2013
    May 17, 2013


    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


    Erica Nelson

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

    March 6, 2012
    November 26, 2013


    Cathryn Wilkinson

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

    July 8, 2014
    N/A






    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