West Chicago Elementary School District #33    
Dr. Ed Leman, Superintendent   Board of Education
312 E. Forest Avenue West Chicago, IL 60185   Dave Barclay, President
www.wegoed33.k12.il.us   Katrine Maguire Secretary
(630) 293-6000      Fax (630) 293-6088   Sharon L. Jones
Contact: Becky Koltz School/Community Relations Specialist   Deborah D. Ramsey
    (630) 293-6000 ext. 201   Chris Scheck
    koltzb@wegoed33.k12.il.us     Joseph Lach
Date:       Sue Stibal

The regular meeting of the Board of Education was held on the  1st Thursday of the month, April 7, 2005.

Board Members in attendance: Robert Lemon, Joseph Lach, Chris Scheck, Deborah Ramsey, Sharon Jones, Katrine Maguire, Dave Barclay


G.A.T.E. students from Gary School gave a presentation on a community project that they have been involved in.

Public Comment

There were no comments from anyone in attendance during the public comment portion of the agenda.

Action Items

The Board of Education has considered and accepted Araceli Rivera as resigning her position as a teacher in West Chicago Elementary School District #33 after neglecting to notify the Superintendent of her intent to return following an approved unpaid leave of absence for the 2004-2005 school year. This is in conjunction with the terms stated in the negotiated agreement.

New Business - Discussion with Possible Future Action

The Board of Education reviewed the following informational items:

Report of District Committee Meetings

The Board of Education received reports on the PTO Council meeting of March 18, 2005; the SASED Board of Control meeting of March 23, 2005; the Strategic Design Plan Committee meeting of March 24, 2005; and the Legislative Committee.

Review of Upcoming Meetings/Events

The Board of Education members reviewed upcoming meetings and events.

Closed Session

The Board of Education did not go into closed session at this meeting.

The next Regular Board Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 21, 2005, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

The above review of action taken by the Board of Education at their regular meeting is provided in an attempt to keep you informed. If you have any questions regarding any of the information provided or wish to discuss any of the items, please do not hesitate to contact my office.

Ed Leman
Superintendent of Schools