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SCHOOL IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER
Tuesday, August 23 is the first day of school in District 34 for the 2016-17 school year. The staff at District 34 look forward to another wonderful year learning and growing together!
Current News
Superintendent Search Update
The Board reviewed a the finalized schedule for the Superintendent Search, which will include several focus groups to help inform the final hiring decision.
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District Makes Changes to Math Placement, Promises Ongoing Review
During the August 15 Board of Education meeting, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Assessment and Instruction Beth Tsoumas provided an update about the latest refinements to the district’s math placement process. The result of this latest change is that more students have been placed into an advanced or accelerated math course, which the district recognizes is an important opportunity for its students.
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Updates to Tentative Budget, Review of 2015-16 Financials
Assistant Superintendent of Business Services Eric Miller provided an updated, tentative FY17 budget to the Glenview District 34 Board of Education on Monday, noting the most substantial changes are related to the new teachers’ contract, health insurance, special education and other items.
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Bus Transportation Expectations for First Week of School
Recognizing the importance of the safe and timely transport of all District 34 bus riders, administrators in District 34 have implemented several measures to provide ongoing support and communication to students and their families regarding bus transportation.
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Precautionary Water Testing
As a follow-up to our communication last week, we wanted to share with you today the results of the additional, precautionary testing that was conducted on the water fountains and kitchen faucets located in all nine of our buildings.
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District Targets Support for English Language Learners
In an effort to provide needed support to the key area of student learning, the Glenview District 34 Board of Education on Monday, May 16 agreed to the addition of a new administrator position called Director of English Language Learners/Bilingual Support.
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Two administrators named in District 34
The Board of Education announced the appointment of two administrators at their June 20 meeting.
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New Teacher Contract Strengthens Compensation Package While Protecting Fiscal Health
The District 34 Board of Education approved a three-year contract with the Glenview Education Association (GEA) providing uniform salary increases for all teachers, a restructured health care benefits plan, and a reduction in the total number of teacher and student attendance days. The GEA membership ratified the contract on June 16.
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Board Selects Firm For Superintendent Search
The Glenview School District 34 Board of Education took the first step in its search for a new long-term superintendent. The Board decided to engage the services of School Exec Connect to conduct a national search for a new superintendent, who would begin July 1, 2017. At meetings July 5 and July 7, the Board listened to presentations from five search firms: BWP & Associates, Illinois Association of School Boards, School Exec Connect, Ray and Associates, Inc., and Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates (HYA). Each firm, which had earlier submitted a written proposal, gave a 20-minute presentation followed by 10 minutes of questions from board members.
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Second student services administrator named in District 34
The Board of Education announced the appointment of Michael A. Meyers, who will share the role of Interim Executive Director of Student Services. He will work part-time alongside Kathleen Hart, who is returning to the district after retiring five years ago.
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