Distinguished Service Awards

Do you know a District 58 employee who goes above and beyond? Please consider nominating that individual for a Distinguished Service Award! The Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58 annually hosts the free Distinguished Service Awards program to recognize the remarkable contributions of District 58 employees. View DSA frequently asked questions and the DSA nomination form below.

View DSA Frequently Asked Questions.

View the DSA Nomination Form.

Any District 58 staff member, parent, student or community member may nominate a District 58 employee for a Distinguished Service Award. The nominee should be an individual who:

  • Consistently performs above and beyond the scope of job duties
  • Positively affects children in a significant manner
  • Has a sustained dedication to the education of children
  • Cares about the child as a whole person
  • Has earned the respect of his/her peers and superiors
  • Serves as a good role model to other district employees
2020 DSA winners
2020 DSA Winners

The 2020 DSA winners were Henry Puffer's Diane Peterson and O'Neill's Sarah Brost (pictured above)

Nominees must work at least 20 hours per week. They must have worked at least one full school year at District 58.

The Education Foundation will accept nominations now through Monday, March 22. Please share or email completed nomination forms to District58DSA@gmail.com or mail them to: 

DSA Chair Mia Churma
c/o Administrative Service Center
1860 63rd St.
Downers Grove, IL 60516 

If you choose to mail your application, please send it early to ensure its timely arrival. Late nominations will not be considered.

The Foundation will virtually announce this year's DSA winners on Thursday, May 6.

Learn more information about the Education Foundation at www.58foundation.net.