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Frida Fest

Sep 30

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Board of Education Meeting

Oct 2

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Teacher Institute - No School

Oct 6

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Bowl for 45 Foundation Fundraiser

Oct 7

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Indigenous Peoples' Day - No School

Oct 9

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Board of Education Meeting

Oct 16

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Early Dismissal

Oct 18

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End of Nine Weeks

Oct 20

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Joint Board Meeting

Oct 26

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Report Card Day

Oct 30

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Board of Education Meeting

Nov 13

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Early Dismissal - Family-School Conferences

Nov 15

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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 workmanship, cleanliness, safety, and security standards are maintained in all nine 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

Debbe Vandergrift-Busse
Administrative Assistant
(630) 516-7315

Jeanine Parrillo
Payroll and Benefits Processor

Tiffany Balsitis

Kristy DeClark
Accounts Payable Processor