Board of Education


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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.


Meeting Times & Places


Unless otherwise noted:

  • Open sessions of regular meetings start at 7 p.m. in the Large Group Instruction (LGI) Room of Elmwood Park High School.
  • Executive (closed) sessions of regular meetings begin at 6 p.m. in Room 192 at EPHS.
  • COW meetings start at 6:30 p.m. in Room 192 at EPHS.
  • Open sessions of regular and COW meetings are livestreamed and 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.


Next Meeting: Aug. 4, 2021 — COW Meeting


A meeting of the Board of Education's Committee of the Whole (COW) will be held at Elmwood Park High School, 8201 W. Fullerton Ave., Elmwood Park, on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021. The open session will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Room 192, and it will be livestreamed.

  • Notice | Aug. 4 COW Meeting | PDF — to be posted
  • Agenda | Aug. 4 COW Meeting | BoardDocs — to be posted
  • Agenda | Aug. 4 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


Online public participation forms will no longer be available prior to meetings. 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 meetings will be livestreamed and recorded. These recordings will be posted on the following page:

Recordings of 2020-21 meetings are available on our 2020-21 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.