Business & Finance

NOTE: Required documents concerning budgets, contracts and other financial information are located on our District Financial Information page

District 401's Business Office is responsible for overseeing the district's finances, operations and buildings and grounds.

Mr. James P. Jennings is District 401's Assistant Superintendent for Finance & Operations/Chief School Business Official, and Mr. Tom Zelek is Business Manager/CSBO.


The Business Office's financial responsibilities include the following: 

► Budget 

► Accounts Payable

► Student Activities 

► Registration of Students

► Accounts Payable

► Workers' Compensation


The Business Office's responsibilities for operations include the following programs and services: 

► Transportation

► Food Service/National School Lunch Program

► Before- and After-School Extended Care (BASEC)

► Summer Camp and Summer School

► Technology

Buildings & Grounds

The Business Office's responsibilities for buildings and grounds include the following:  

► All Maintenance and Cleaning

► Fire Protection & Security

► Scheduling of Fields and Building Use

► Risk Management

► Construction Project Management

For More Information

To learn more about the District's business and financial operations, please visit the pages and documents listed below.

District Financial Information

Fiscal Year 2017 Budget

Teachers' Contract

Custodians' Contract

IMRF Total Compensation Packages

Salary & Benefits Report

Shared Services Report

Vendor Contracts

Stevens Amendment