Nominate an outstanding District 58 employee for a Distinguished Service Award

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Do you know a District 58 employee who exceeds expectations and has made a positive difference in your life? 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 many contributions of District 58 employees.

Any District 58 staff member, parent/guardian or student 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

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 has extended applications to Friday, March 24. To nominate an employee, please review the Frequently Asked Questions and complete the Nomination Form. You may also access these materials at Please share or email completed nomination forms to or mail them to:

DSA Chair Mia Churma 
c/o District 58 Office
2300 Warrenville Road, Suite 200NE
Downers Grove, IL 60515

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

Learn more information about the Education Foundation at Access the DSA application and Frequently Asked Questions at

The Education Foundation will surprise the two 2022-23 DSA winners at school on Monday, May 15. After school on Monday, May 15, the Foundation will hold the 2022-23 Distinguished Service Award Ceremony at O’Neill Middle School.