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Board of Education Meeting

Dec 13

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Winter Break- No School

Dec 20-24

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Winter Break- No School

Dec 27-31

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Teacher Institute Day-No School

Jan 14

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End of 9 Weeks

Jan 14

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day- No School

Jan 17

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Board of Education Meeting

Jan 18

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Report Card Day

Jan 24

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Early Dismissal Day

Jan 26

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Special Board of Education Meeting

Feb 7

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Early Dismissal Day

Feb 16

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Presidents' Day- No School

Feb 21

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The Finance and Operations department is comprised of two primary offices, the business office and the buildings and grounds department.
Department Pages:

The Business Office effectively manages and allocates the School District 45 financial resources to ensure student and staff success.

The Business Office aligns department objectives with the District Drive 45 Strategic Plan by setting annual goals to ensure fiscal responsibility and accountability while maintaining high levels of customer service.

Budget & Finances

The Business Office is primarily responsible for non-instructional support, including:

  • Accounts Payable
  • Budgeting
  • Cash Management/Investments
  • District food service
  • Facility Scheduling/Rental
  • Financial Reporting and Projections
  • Mandated Governmental Reporting
  • Payroll and Benefits
  • Purchasing
  • Risk Management
  • Regular Education Transportation
The Buildings & Grounds Department is responsible for maintaining the high quality of District 45’s schools and grounds.

District 45’s Buildings & Grounds Department ensures that high standards of workmanship, cleanliness, safety, and security are maintained in all eight school buildings in Villa Park and Lombard.

Our Schools

The District is also committed to establishing fiscally and environmentally responsible practices including:

  • Classroom audits to find new ways to save energy.
  • Replacing metal halide light fixtures with LED fixtures in middle school gyms.
  • Installation of occupancy sensors to reduce energy costs by turning lights off when rooms are not in use.
  • Roof replacements to increase energy efficiency.
  • Participate in EnerNOC Demand Response program which pays the District to switch to on-site generation when students are not present and there are large demands on the electrical grid.

Jeff Eagan
Assistant Superintendent for Finance/CSBO
[email protected]

Finance and Operations Staff:

Kevin Carver
Director of Buildings & Grounds

Christine Bard
Administrative Assistant
(630) 516-7315

Michael Gage
Financial & Payroll Processor

Jeanine Parrillo
Accounts Payable/Purchasing

Tiffany Balsitis
Comptroller