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Distinguished Service Awards

Gail Pistello, a 2016 DSA winner, poses with family

Do you know a District 58 employee who truly goes above and beyond? Please consider nominating that individual for a Distinguished Service Award! The Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58 annually hosts the free Distinguished Service Awards program to recognize the remarkable contributions of District 58 employees. Download DSA frequently asked questions and the DSA nomination form below.

View DSA Frequently Asked Questions.

View the DSA Nomination Form.

Nominación para el Reconocimiento por Desempeño Ejemplar

Any District 58 staff member, parent or student may nominate a District 58 employee for a Distinguished Service Award. The nominee should be an individual who:

  • Consistently performs above and beyond the scope of job duties
  • Positively affects children in a significant manner
  • Has a sustained dedication to the education of children
  • Cares about the child as a whole person
  • Has earned the respect of his/her peers and superiors
  • Serves as a good role model to other district employees

Nominees must work at least 20 hours per week. They must have worked at least one full school year at District 58.

The Education Foundation will accept nominations now through Friday, March 17 at 4 p.m.  Please email completed nomination forms to mhewitt@dg58.org or mail them to:

Administrative Service Center
Attn: Megan Hewitt
1860 63rd St.
Downers Grove, IL 60516

If you choose to mail your application, please send it early to ensure its timely arrival. Late nominations will not be considered.

The Education Foundation will present Distinguished Service Awards to two District 58 employees: one classroom teacher and one non-classroom employee. In addition, all nominees will be honored during a special reception on Tuesday, May 16.

Learn more information about the Education Foundation at www.58foundation.org.