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Board of Education Meeting

Feb 20

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Saturdays Unplugged: Helping Youth Develop Positive Self-Esteem

Feb 24

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Salsa Dance Class Series Celebration

Feb 27

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Teacher Institute - No School

Mar 1

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Foundation Fundraiser: Bowl for 45

Mar 2

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Board of Education Meeting

Mar 4

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Early Dismissal

Mar 13

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End of Nine Weeks

Mar 15

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Board of Education Meeting

Mar 18

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PTA Council Meeting

Mar 20

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Report Card Day

Mar 22

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Spring Recess - No School

Mar 25-29

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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) 516-7759

Jeanine Parrillo
Payroll and Benefits Processor

Tiffany Balsitis

Kristy DeClark
Accounts Payable Processor