Board Preview: Aug. 18 Special Meeting

board preview aug. 18

The District 58 Board of Education will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021 at 6 p.m. at Downers Grove Village Hall, 801 Burlington Ave. Under Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s guidelines for Phase 5, there will no longer be a limit to the number of guests who are permitted to attend the meeting in person. Under current health department guidelines, attendees are required to wear a mask regardless of vaccination status. The public may also view the meeting remotely, via the Village of Downers Grove’s YouTube page. After the meeting has concluded, this live stream will be saved on District 58’s YouTube channel and shared on the District 58 website.

The meeting agenda covers many topics, including:

  • A public hearing and recommendation to approve District 58’s draft e-learning plan. If approved, such a plan could be used in lieu of traditional emergency/snow days. 
  • A discussion regarding District 58’s return to learn plan for the 2021-22 school year.
  • Approval of the personnel report, which includes the O’Neill Middle School assistant principal appointment.
  • A recommendation to approve a Google workspace contract.

To view all Board meeting topics, view the agenda.

How to make a public comment during the meeting:

The Board encourages public comment from the community. There will be an opportunity for in-person visitors to make a public comment. Members of the public may communicate with the Board at any time by emailing

View more information about these and all Board meeting topics in the Board agenda at