Board of Education: April 27 meeting preview

The District 58 Board of Education will hold a virtual special meeting on Monday, April 27 at 7 p.m. District 58 invites the public to attend this virtual meeting.

The meeting agenda covers many topics, including: 

  • A presentation on District 58’s 2020-21 tentative budget
  • A discussion on remote learning
  • A vote to approve the personnel report, which includes the appointment of the Pierce Downer School principal for the 2020-21 school year.
  • A vote to approve CampusSuite as District 58’s new website platform.
  • A vote to approve a transportation agreement with First Student for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.

To view all Board meeting topics, view the agenda.

How to view the meeting:

The State issued an executive order on March 16 that amended provisions to the Open Meetings Act. This executive order allows school boards to hold meetings virtually due to the Governor’s Stay at Home Order as a result of COVID-19.

This meeting will be held via Zoom, and only School Board members and meeting presenters will be permitted to directly enter the meeting. The public may view the meeting via a live stream on the District 58 YouTube page at After the meeting has concluded, this live stream will be saved on YouTube and posted to the District 58 website.  

How to make a public comment during the meeting:

The Board encourages public comment from the community. District 58 created a Google Form, which is linked in the “Public Comment” section of the meeting agenda. This form will be open on Monday, April 27 from 6 p.m. through the end of the public comment portion. The School Board will read public comments aloud during the meeting. All public comments submitted will be posted publicly in the meeting minutes, along with the commenter’s name and attendance area. 

View more information about these and all Board meeting topics in the Board agenda at