October: It's Elementary with Superintendents from Districts 41 and 89
Topic: What's happening in our schools?
When: 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 15, 2015
Where: Glen Ellyn Civic Center, 535 Duane Street
Superintendents Paul Gordon and John Perdue will discuss the implementation of technology, testing, and full-day kindergarten in the current district program and the impact of these areas on future plans for their districts. Open to the public and the press.
Fact for Voters Available Now
Facts for Voters is a free publication produced and distributed by the League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn volunteers (Thank you to the volunteers who put this helpful pamphlet together!). In it you will find information about local elected officials and boards.
October Community Meeting
Speakers: Dr. Paul Gordon and Dr. John Perdue of Glen Ellyn school districts 41 and 89 will discuss technology in our schools, full day kindergarten and other issues of interest to the community. All are invited 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Otober 15, 2015, at the Glen Ellyn Civic Center, 535 Duane St. Glen Ellyn.
On Another Note...
One initiative that is gaining steam is the plan to encourage the Village of Glen Ellyn (and other entities) to proceed with the comprehensive plan to build more bike/hike trails in our area. The League has written a letter to the Village Environmental Commission and is dialoguing with members in hopes to spur action on these plans. If bike/hike trails is of interest to you, please follow the League's Facebook page so you can see what is new and what you can do to help move things along.
The LWVGE Raises Awareness About Housing Issues in Glen Ellyn
Read our Letters to local elected officials and local newspaper editors about our concerns.
COD Found to Be Violating Open Meetings Act (OMA)
Thanks to League Member and observer Rinda Allison, College of DuPage (COD) has been found in violation of the Illinois OMA.
Stories posted Here:
Read the ruling by the Illinois Attorney General, Lisa Madigan's office, Here:
The League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn's Observer Corps has been following the C.O.D. board of directors for over six years. See the reports here.
There is no shortage of things to do, ways to learn, and opportunities to make a difference. Help us by becoming a member.
Agricultural Consensus Meeting Draws Crowd, Meaningful Discussion
League members gathered on April 12th, 2014, to practice what it does best: learning,discussing, coming to consensus and providing guidance to LWVUS so that we, from the grassroots to the LWVUS lobbyist, can take action on a topic of vital importance. Click here to read the backgrounders.
Mental Health First Aid - all about the class LWVGE sponsored and featured to help dispel the stigma of mental illness and train community members how to recognize symptons and help people who might be suffering.
Pension Study - notes, files, and records from the League's 2012 pension study.
DuPage is Changing - report from October 2013 unit meeting - Stunning Facts Wow Audience.