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Teacher Institute Day-No School

Sep 24

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Villa Park PTA Council - 5K Fun Run

Oct 3

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Board of Education Meeting

Oct 4

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Indigenous People's Day-No School

Oct 11

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Board of Education Meeting

Oct 18

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Early Dismissal Day

Oct 20

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End of 9 Weeks

Oct 22

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Report Card Day

Nov 1

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Early Dismissal Day

Nov 10

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Board of Education Meeting

Nov 15

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Parent/Teacher Conferences-No School

Nov 22

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Parent/Teacher Conferences- No School

Nov 23

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Our District

District 45 serves a diverse student body of more than 3,400 children from Villa Park, Lombard, Oakbrook Terrace and Elmhurst. The District employs more than 400 highly-qualified staff dedicated to our seven core values. Each building is well-maintained, providing the most conducive environment for learning.

Our Schools

Commitment to Equity

With the diverse population that D45 serves, we continuously strive to create an equitable environment that meets the needs of all. D45’s fundamental educational approach of constructivism recognizes that each individual learner comes to the classroom with unique knowledge and experiences.

Equity Statement

District 45 Referendum

In Spring 2020, the community helped pass a $30M referendum that will create a lasting impact on our district’s infrastructure and create the space and resources needed to advance the District’s curriculum and instruction into the future. Not only does this referendum provide a dedicated Early Childhood building and allow for the implementation of full day kindergarten in the fall of 2022, but it includes updates to nearly every classroom in the district, provides significant technology updates, and improves our security. Joining our team now puts you at the starting line of all the incredible work to be done in the near future and beyond.

Referendum Information

District 45 is always looking for qualified individuals to serve as substitute teachers.

Substitute Teaching


Every position at District 45 plays a role in preparing our students for success in life. We work to create a positive environment and culture and provide competitive salaries and benefits.


District 45 is committed to seeing our strategic plan and our mission and vision thrive. We create working conditions that value the work of all, and seek to continuously improve the District.


Our employees are our most valuable asset. This is why we are committed to providing a comprehensive employee benefits program that helps our employees stay healthy, feel secure, and maintain a healthy work/life balance. For eligible employees, we offer medical and dental insurance; flexible spending accounts; and life, accident and disability insurance.

Job Openings

Ongoing Employment Opportunities

Some positions tend to open more frequently than others within the District. Even if you do not currently see one of these positions available at the District, please consider connecting to the HR Department to submit an application that we will maintain on file.

  • Substitute Teacher
  • Crossing Guard
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Lunchroom Monitor
  • Custodian

Contact HR

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