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Schedule of Regular Meetings

May 2017 through April 2018

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  • Monday, May 15
  • Monday, June 19
  • Monday, July 17
  • Monday, August 21
  • Monday, September 18
  • Monday, October 16
  • Monday, November 20
  • Monday, December 18

  • Tuesday, January 16
  • Tuesday, February 20
  • Monday, March 19
  • Monday, April 16

Unless notified to the contrary, all meetings will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the Boardroom at Forest Elementary School, 1375 Fifth Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60016


Annual Agenda - School Year 2017 - 2018

The Board will develop and follow an Annual Agenda which completes an annual re-exploration of ends policies and continually improves Board performance through board development activities.

July - December 2017
July 2017
  • Adopt Annual Board Agenda
  • Review 2016 - 2017 Preliminary Financial Statements and Preview 2017 - 2018 Budget
  • Adopt 2017 - 2018 Tentative Budget
  • Legal Notice Publication announcing September Hearing for 2017 - 2018 Budget
  • Semi-Annual Review of Closed Session Minutes
August 2017
  • Board Development
September 2017
  • Adoption of 2017 - 2018 Budget
  • Annual Approval of School Recognition for ISBE
  • Policy Monitoring/Compliance
  • Superintendent Goal Monitoring
October 2017
  • Student Performance Monitoring: School Improvement Roundtables
  • Student Performance Monitoring: District 62 Assessments, Including PARCC, DLM
  • Tentative Tax Levy Presentation
  • IASB Resolutions Recommendations Discussion
November 2017
  • Legal Notice Publication regarding December Truth-in-Taxation Hearing
  • Audit Report to Board
  • Board Development
  • Attend Joint Annual Conference
December 2017
  • Truth-in-Taxation Hearing and Approval of the 2017 Tax Levy
  • Certify the 2017 Tax Levy with County Clerk
  • Review upcoming Legislative Agenda
  • Tri-Conference Follow-up Discussions
  • Superintendent Goal Monitoring
January - June 2018
January 2018
  • Board Self-Evaluation
  • Monitoring of District Goals
  • Semi-Annual Review of Closed Session Minutes
  • Policy Monitoring/Compliance
February 2018
  • Board Development
  • Review of Budget Assumptions
  • 2018 - 2019 Staffing Report & Attendance Projections to Board
  • Tax Increment Financing Update
March 2018
  • Board Development
  • Board Action on Non-Renewal of Contracts (Certified)
  • Superintendent Goal Monitoring
April 2018
  • Annual Board Re-Organization
  • Annual Monitoring of District Technology Plan
  • Recommendations for Bid Awards to Board
  • Curriculum Revision Recommendations to Board
  • Review of Budget Projections
  • Board Action on Non-Renewal of Contracts (Classified)
May 2018
  • Monitoring of District Goals
  • Approval of Student/Parent Handbook Common Pages
  • Review of Developmental Budget
  • Annual Superintendent Evaluation Based on Progress Toward Performance Goals
June 2018
  • Year-End Monitoring of Long Term Community Relations Plan
  • Annual Work-Study Session
  • Student Performance Monitoring: Measure of Academic Progress (MAP) and ECRA (Fall to Spring)
  • Review of Annual Board Agenda

Adopted July 17, 2017

To ensure that our Community is made aware of Board of Education activities, this agenda is prominently posted in each of our eleven school buildings and the Administration Center. Copies are sent to the Des Plaines Public Library and local news outlets.

For more information, please write to Margaret Goodchild, Secretary to the Board

Board of Education

Stephanie Duckmann, President
James Poskozim, Vice President
Ronald Burton, Member
Tina Garrett, Member
Brian Inzerello, Member
Sharon Lynch, Member
Beth Morley, Member

Margaret Goodchild,
Secretary to the Board of Education

In accordance with Public Act 98-0930, you may contact Board of Education members directly via email

Board Doc – 7.20: Harassment of Students Prohibited

FOIA – Requests under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) may be sent via email to

For meeting times and dates, please call the Leon Smaage Administration Center at 847-824-1136

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Leon Smaage
Administration Center

777 East Algonquin Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016-6281