Community members have a great opportunity to share their ideas and talents with Glenbard District 87 and shape the future of the school district. Glenbard District 87 invites the public to serve on a Board of Education committee.
Community members will be appointed to serve on each of the board’s four committees, which include: Student Performance and Achievement; Policy; Finance and Facility; and Communication, Legislation and Partnerships.
Each committee includes Board of Education members, Glenbard District 87 administrators and community representatives.
Applications to serve on a committee are available here. The deadline to submit an application is Tuesday, April 4. Further information is available by contacting Board of Education secretary Roberta Crowe at firstname.lastname@example.org or (630) 942-7670.
Committee applicants will be interviewed during an evening session in mid-April.
The Finance & Facility Committee provides guidance and direction to the Board of Education regarding business operations of Glenbard District 87 specifically in the areas of finance and facilities. All proposals and bids go through the committee for review. All major expenses are discussed by this committee before going to the full board for approval. The committee meets prior to each Board of Education meeting.
The Student Performance and Achievement Committee reviews such issues as new course proposals, summer school, sectioning of courses and graduation requirements. Student Performance and Achievement Committee members also discuss the four high schools’ athletics programs and special education services. They are updated on such issues as staff development, school improvement plans and the district improvement plan. Committee members also are advised of staffing needs. The committee meets regularly throughout the year.
The Policy Committee reviews and revises board policies as needed or recommended by the Illinois State Board of Education. The committee meets monthly.
The Communication, Legislation and Partnerships Committee has been active on legislative issues for many years. Committee members also discuss communication and partnership opportunities. The committee meets regularly throughout the year.