The 87th District invites the public to serve on the Board of Education Committees – Local Shaw

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Glenbard Township High School District 87 invites community members to serve on the Board of Education Commission.

A press release stated that community members would be appointed to serve for two years on the Student Performance and Achievement Committee, and the Finance and Facilities Committee. Each committee includes Board of Education members, Glenbard District 87 district administrators, and community representatives.

Application to serve on a commission is available at The application deadline is noon on April 21st. More information is available by contacting Secretary of Education Donna Gastel at [email protected] or by calling 630-942-7670. Committee applicants must be available the week of April 24 for an interview in the evening.

The Student Performance and Achievement Committee reviews issues such as new course and summer school proposals, course allocation, and graduation requirements. Committee members also discuss athletics programs in the four high schools and special education services. They are updated on issues such as staff development, school improvement plans, and the District Improvement Plan. Committee members are also informed of staffing needs. The committee meets monthly.

The Finance and Facilities Committee provides guidance and direction to the Board of Education regarding the business operations of Glenbard District 87, specifically in the areas of finance and facilities. All offers 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 before each Board of Education meeting, and is usually held twice a month.