Northbrook School District 27

Board Briefs

November 19, 2020

2021-2022 School Calendar
The Board of Education took action on November 19 to approve the 2021-2022 School Calendar. This calendar is subject to change based on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic and pandemic-related needs for the upcoming school year. 

Revised Key Success Factors
The Board requested the District’s Key Success Factors be revised to include an additional factor entitled “Social-Emotional Wellbeing.” The District’s Key Success Factors are now as follows and will be discussed further in late January when the Board reviews its strategic objectives, challenges, goals, and action plans:

  1. Outstanding Student Performance

  2. Rigorous and Coherent Programs and Services

  3. High Quality Staff

  4. Social-Emotional Wellbeing

  5. Safe Learning and Working Environment

  6. Healthy Financial Position

Board Selects Superintendent Search Firm
The Board came to consensus to enter a contract with Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates to begin the process of searching for the next superintendent of District 27. Superintendent Dr. David Kroeze recently announced that he is retiring in June 2021. The incoming superintendent would tentatively start in July 2021.