ECC News Articles

The Illinois State Board of Education has released guidance for schools concerning the 2020-21 school year. Dr. Wade discusses what this means for District 401.

Following up on his letter on racism, injustice and equity, Dr. Wade offers a number of resources for families to engage in conversations about these topics.

In the wake of protests against the killing of George Floyd, Dr. Wade discusses how District 401 can and will be advocating for equity, anti-racism and racial justice.

In this video featuring Dr. Wade and District 401's school principals, the District reaffirms its commitment to equity and equality, justice, diversity, dialogue and reflection.

Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade discusses the formation of a transition committee to prepare for 2020-21 and offers his appreciation to all District 401 stakeholders.

In a letter prepared for the District 401 Board of Education, Dr. Nicolas Wade summarizes the results of the District's recent survey about the impact of COVID-19.

As the 2019-20 school year winds down, Principal Kevin Seibel has sent an update to ECC parents with information about year-end activities, grades and more.

District 401 is seeking stakeholder responses about learning and operations related to remote learning and COVID-19. Check inside for our feedback form.

District 401 will continue with remote learning for the rest of the 2019-20 school year following Gov. Pritzker's decision to keep schools closed due to COVID-19.

The start date for students is pushed back to Aug. 31, 2020, and the end date to June 9, 2021, but previously scheduled breaks and early release days are unchanged.

In a letter prepared for the District 401 Board of Education, Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade summarizes the impact of COVID-19 on current and future District operations.

District 401 Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade discusses remote learning expectations, changes in event dates and other matters in his new COVID-19 update.

In his latest community letter, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Nicolas Wade provides an update on remote learning and other District operations during the COVID-19 closure.

District 401 Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade's new update provides clarifications on e-learning and "Act of God," as well as answers to frequently asked questions.

In his new community letter, Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade provides additional details about learning and operations during District 401's school closures.

Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade announces that District 401 schools will close beginning March 16 and shift to e-learning due to the coronavirus.

With the coronavirus increasingly at the forefront of national news, Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade discusses how the District is ensuring student health and safety.

Could your child benefit from the preschool programs available in District 401? Find out by arranging for a free preschool screening. Read on to learn more.

District 401 Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade explains how to stay informed and up to date about possible school closings due to extreme weather or other emergencies.

The Illinois State Board of Education has released its 2019 report cards for districts and schools. Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade provides context for District 401's numbers.

Students and their families had a great first day at the Early Childhood Center as the 2019-20 school year got under way Aug. 14. Check inside for photos and more!

Hard to believe, but it's soon going to be time for our annual Kindergarten End-of-the-Year Celebration at Elmwood Park High School! Check inside for details.

The Board of Education has approved the move to full-day kindergarten in 2020-21, with no new funding required from taxpayers. Check inside for details on the changes!

Changes are on the way for District 401's summer programs for grades K-7, including free tuition! The 2019 Summer Academy will run June 3 to July 3 at John Mills.

Could your child benefit from the preschool programs available at the ECC? Find out by arranging for a free preschool screening in early March. Read on to learn more.