Board of Education


WATCH THE MAY 18 REGULAR MEETING: The open session of the Board of Education's May 18 regular meeting was livestreamed and recorded. Use this link to watch:

Only regular meetings of the Board of Education are livestreamed and recorded.


Elmwood Park Community Unit School District 401 is governed by a seven-member elected Board of Education. The current members of the District 401 Board of Education are:

All Board-approved policies are contained in the District Policy Manual, which is available online in a fully searchable format.


Next Meeting: June 1, 2022 | COW Meeting


A meeting of the District 401 Board of Education's Committee of the Whole will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, at Elmwood Park High School, 8201 W. Fullerton Ave., Elmwood Park. Location details will be provided soon.

  • Notice | June 1 COW Meeting | PDF — to be posted
  • Agenda | June 1 COW Meeting | Board Docs — to be posted
  • Agenda | June 1 COW Meeting | PDF — to be posted

For links to all required public information related to the Board's complete schedule of 2021-22 meetings, please visit our 2021-22 Notices, Agendas, Minutes page.


Public Participation


Comments or questions should be made in person. Individuals who would like to address the Board should follow the guidelines described on our Public Participation page.


Livestreams & Recordings of Board Meetings


The public sessions of 2021-22 Board regular meetings will be livestreamed and recorded. These recordings will be posted on the following page:

As of the Nov. 3 meeting, COW meetings will no longer be livestreamed or recorded.

Recordings of 2020-21 meetings are available on our 2020-21 Notices, Agendas, Minutes page.


Meeting Times & Places


Unless otherwise noted, all Board meetings are held at Elmwood Park High School.*

  • Regular meetings take place monthly every third Wednesday, August to June.
  • Open sessions of regular meetings start at 7 p.m. in the EPHS auditorium.
  • Executive (closed) sessions of regular meetings begin at 6 p.m. in Room 192 at EPHS.
  • COW meetings take place monthly every first Wednesday, August to June.
  • COW meetings start at 6:30 p.m. in the EPHS auditorium (location subject to change).
  • Open sessions of regular meetings are livestreamed and recorded.
  • As of the Nov. 3, 2021, meeting, COW meetings will no longer be livestreamed or recorded.

Please note that the locations of 2021-22 Board of Education meetings are subject to change. Any changes will be posted to this page.

*Some COW meetings will be held at other D401 schools. Notice will be given.


To Learn More About the Board


For more information about the responsibilities, procedures and operations of the D401 Board of Education, please see the sections below.