District Office


This is where you will find information about District 401 administrators and the indispensable support staff who help make our District run smoothly. 


Office Hours


Our office hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. The District Office is open year round.


Office Contact Information


If you want to reach the District Office by email, please use the general information email address listed below, or send your message to the appropriate individual listed elsewhere on this page.

► Address: 8201 W. Fullerton Ave., Elmwood Park, IL 60707* 

► Phone: 708-452-7292

► Fax: 708-452-9504

► Email: d401info@epcusd401.org

► Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday (District Office is open year round)

► For School Closing Information: 708-452-7272-8

*The District Office is located within the Elmwood Park High School building.


Administration


The District 401 administrative organizational chart is available here.

To email any of the individuals listed below, please click the name of the person you want to reach. In general, all District 401 email addresses for individual employees follow the same pattern: lastnamefirstinitial@epcusd401.org. The main office phone number is 708-452-7292.

► Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Nicolas Wade (bio) | 708-583-5831

► Assistant Superintendent for Finance & Operations / CSBO: Mr. James P. Jennings | 708-583-5840

► Director for Buildings & Grounds: Mr. Alejandro Zamora  | 708-583-5859

► Director for Technology: Mr. Tom Kinane | 708-583-5707

► Director for Curriculum & Instruction: Ms. Leah Gautier | 708-583-5835

► District Reading Director : Ms. Anne Hufnus | 708-583-6283

► District Instructional Technology Coordinator: Ms. Jessica Iovinelli | 708-583-5710

► Director for Student Services: Ms. Kari Smith | 708-583-5836


Office Staff


To email any of the individuals listed below, please click the name of the person you want to reach. In general, all District 401 email addresses for individual employees follow the same pattern: lastnamefirstinitial@epcusd401.org.The main office phone number is 708-452-7292. 

► Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent of Schools & Board Recording Secretary: Ms. Nancy Lasselle | 708-583-5831

► Business Manager / CSBO: Mr. Thomas Zelek | 708-583-5840

► Payroll Specialist: Ms. Tanya Campbell | 708-583-5843

► Accounts Payable Specialist: Ms. Marsha Bogan | 708-583-5842

► Accountant: Ms. Melissa Rodde-Morgese | 708-583-5844

► Human Resources Generalist: Ms. Barbara Boydston | 708-583-5838

► Network Administrator: Mr. Douglas Selix | 708-583-5703

► Technology Specialist: Mr. Anthony Ginczycki | 708-670-0815

► Web/Media Specialist: Mr. Dave Porreca | 708-583-5704


Chain of Command


When questions, concerns or interests regarding your child's progress or school program arise, please address them promptly by contacting the classroom teacher. Use this comprehensive directory page to look up the teacher you need to contact.

If questions or concerns remain, it is appropriate that you then contact the building principal or assistant principal.

In the event that there are remaining or unresolved questions or concerns, feel free to contact Superintendent of Schools Dr. Nicolas Wade.

Remember, always contact the teacher first!


When Visiting the District Office


The District Office is located within the Elmwood Park High School building. If you intend to visit the District Office, please be aware that visitors to EPHS during school hours must sign in and out at the security desk and obtain a visitor's badge. A valid form of identification is required.

Advance appointments are recommended to see any staff.

All visitors must observe District 401's policy and rules governing conduct on school property, which can be found in Section 8:30 of the Board of Education's District Policy Manual.