Board of Education


WATCH A RECORDING OF THE SEPT. 16 MEETING: The Board of Education's Sept. 16 regular meeting was livestreamed and recorded. To view the public session, please use the following link:

Sept. 16 Regular Meeting on D401's YouTube Channel


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:

► Mr. Frank J. Parisi | President
► Mr. Michael V. Scheidt | Vice President
► Mrs. Sue Capraro | Secretary
► Mrs. Mary Bruscato
► Mr. Timothy P. Loughnane
► Mr. Jonathan M. Rivera
► Mr. Peter A. Volpe

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


Next Meeting: Oct. 7 COW Meeting


A meeting of the Board of Education's Committee of the Whole (COW) will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, in the auditorium of Elmwood Park High School, 8201 W. Fullerton Ave., Elmwood Park, IL 60707. The open session will be livestreamed.

Notice | Oct. 7 COW Meeting | PDF
► Agenda | Oct. 7 COW Meeting | BoardDocs — to be posted
Agenda | Oct. 7 COW Meeting | PDF — to be posted

For links to all required public information related to the Board's complete schedule of 2020-21 meetings, please visit our 2020-21 Notices, Agendas, Minutes page.


Public Participation Form


Members of the public may submit comments or questions prior to Board regular meetings and some special meetings by using our Public Participation Form. Submissions will be read at meetings by the Superintendent. The link will be activated several days prior to a meeting and deactivated when the meeting begins. To access the form, please click this link:

Public Participation Form | Request to Address the Board
(This link was deactivated at 7 p.m. on Sept. 16, 2020.)

Please note that the participation form will be used primarily for regular meetings.


Audio or Video Recordings of Virtual Meetings


When a virtual board meeting occurs in 2020-21, an official audio or video recording of the public session will be made. The recordings of these meetings will be posted on the following page:

2020-21 Notices, Agendas, Minutes

Recordings of virtual meetings held in 2019-20 are available at our 2019-20 Notices, Agendas, Minutes page.


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.