Northbrook School District 27

Board Briefs

March 19, 2020

The Board of Education met for its monthly Business Meeting. Members respected the social distancing guidelines while still conducting its fiduciary responsibilities to our District. The Board agreed to follow the guidance from the Illinois Association of School Boards for future meetings. Therefore, the next Board Meeting scheduled for April 23rd will be a virtual meeting with the ability for community comment via telephonic systems.

Summer Roof and HVAC Replacement

The Board of Education rejected all bids for the summer roof and HVAC replacements. The Board anticipates that there will be a significant industry and economic disruption due to the COVID-19 situation, specifically with both labor shortages and delivery of equipment. This project will be rescheduled for the summer of 2021.

District 27 E-Learning

The Board of Education approved the District’s E-learning Plan. The plan is designed to address how E-learning will be structured and implemented to meet the needs of all students while not in regular attendance at school.

In addition, Dr. Kroeze discussed that the District will use the March 30 Act of God Day as an E-Professional Development Day. The staff will plan lessons, coordinate activities, and complete several back-end technical tasks to sustain E-Learning. E-Learning will resume on March 31.

Reduction in Force of Non-Certified Staff

The Board approved a resolution for Reduction in Force of two support staff members. These staff members have recall rights should their employment be needed in the fall of 2020.