Board of Education


TO WATCH THE FEB. 17 REGULAR MEETING: The Board of Education's Feb. 17 regular meeting was recorded. To view the public session, use this link:

Recording of Feb. 17 Regular Board Meeting


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: March 3 Building Tour & COW Meeting


A meeting of the Board of Education's Committee of the Whole (COW) will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at Elm Middle School, 7607 W. Cortland St., Elmwood Park. Prior to the meeting, Board members will tour Elm beginning at 6 p.m. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, limited in-person guests will be allowed at the meeting but not for the tour beyond Board members and administration. The open session of the COW meeting will be livestreamed.

Notice | March 3 Elm Building Tour | PDF
Agenda | March 3 Elm Building Tour | BoardDocs — to be posted
Agenda | March 3 Elm Building Tour | PDF

Notice | March 3 COW Meeting | PDF
► Agenda | March 3 COW Meeting | BoardDocs — to be posted
Agenda | March 3 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 form was deactivated at 7 p.m. on Feb. 17, 2021.)

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


Recordings of Board Meetings


The public sessions of 2020-21 Board meetings will be livestreamed and recorded. These recordings will be posted on the following page:

2020-21 Notices, Agendas, Minutes

Recordings of 2019-20 meetings are available on 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.