Board Meetings

Unless otherwise noted, all regular open meetings of the District 401 Board of Education start at 7 p.m. and are held in the LGI Room at Elmwood Park High School, usually on the third Wednesday of each month from August to June.

Meetings of the Board's Committee of the Whole (COW) start at 6:30 p.m. and are held in Room 192 at Elmwood Park High School. Unless otherwise noted, COW meetings usually take place on the first Wednesday of each month from August to June.

Please note that a COW meeting may sometimes be changed to a "Special Board Meeting." In addition, committee meetings such as Buildings & Grounds may also be scheduled as needed.

Next Meeting | Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019

Regular Board Meeting, 7 p.m., LGI Room, Elmwood Park High School:

► Notice | PDF
► Agenda | BoardDocs
► Agenda | PDF

For links to all required public information related to the Board's complete schedule of 2018-19 meetings, please visit our 2018-19 Notices, Agendas, Minutes page.

2018-19 Schedule of Regular Meetings

The Board is scheduled to hold the following regular meetings during the 2018-19 school year:

August 15, 2018
September 19, 2018
October 17, 2018
November 14, 2018
December 19, 2018
January 16, 2019
February 20, 2019
March 20, 2019
April 17, 2019
April 30, 2019 *
May 15, 2019
June 19, 2019

* April 30 is a Tuesday.

2018-19 Committee of the Whole Meetings

The Board's Committee of the Whole is scheduled to hold the following meetings during the 2018-19 school year:

August 1, 2018
September 5, 2018 
October 3, 2018 
December 5, 2018 *
February 6, 2019 *
March 6, 2019
April 3, 2019
June 5, 2019

* This was changed to a Special Board Meeting.

Where to Find Notices, Agendas and Minutes

Links to all required public information related to the Board's 2018-19 meetings — including special meetings not otherwise listed on this page — are posted on our 2018-19 Notices, Agendas, Minutes page as they become available.

The Board also uses BoardDocs as its preferred method of sharing, managing and storing its online documents. BoardDocs is a cloud-based service that provides efficient public access to meeting agendas and minutes. It also serves as a portal to the District's Policy Manual

In addition, our Board Meeting Archives page contains records from several recent school years.

Board minutes from school years not archived on our site are available upon request. Please call the District 401 main office at 708-452-7292. 

For More Information 

If you have questions about Board of Education meetings, please contact Board Recording Secretary Ms. Nancy Lasselle, who can be reached by email at or by phone at 708-583-5831.

In addition, to learn more about Board meetings, including guidelines for public participation, we invite you to visit the pages listed below.

2018-19 Notices, Agendas, Minutes

Board Meeting Archives

Board Meeting Procedures

Public Participation

Types of Board Meetings