Board of Education

Board Members

President: Mr. Merle Gaulrapp
Vice-President: Mr. John Howard
Secretary: Ms. Jana Jacobs

Members:

  • Mr. Mike Lewis
  • Mr. Howard Janssen
  • Mr. Roger Carlson
  • Mr. Matthew Lillpop

“Striving for excellence in our ever-changing world”

To contact the Board of Education email us at rfhsboardmembers@rfhs301.org.

Board Meeting Dates and Times

Meetings will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Room 137, unless noted otherwise on agenda. 

  • Wednesday, June 17, 2020
  • Wednesday, July 15, 2020
  • Wednesday, August 19, 2020
  • Wednesday, September 23, 2020 (4th Wednesday of the month)
  • Wednesday, October 21, 2020
  • Wednesday, November 18, 2020
  • Wednesday, December 16, 2020
  • Wednesday, January 20, 2021
  • Wednesday, February 17, 2021
  • Wednesday, March 17, 2021
  • Wednesday, April 21, 2021
  • Wednesday, May 19, 2021
  • Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Professional Development and Training Completed by Board Members

All Illinois School Board members must receive training in professional development leadership (P.A. 97-8) and the Open Meetings (P.A. 97-504).  Mandatory training will also be required after the new teacher evaluation requirements are implemented in each school district. For additional information, see Board Policy 2:120 – Board Member Development.

The following table contains mandatory training and development activities that were completed by each Board member.  When the training was provided by the Illinois Association of School Boards, the acronym “IASB” follows the listed activity.  When the training was provided by the State of Illinois Office of the Attorney General, the acronym “OAG” follows the listed activity.

The following Board Members have received a Certificate of Course Completion for the following mandated training classes:

Roger Carlson:

  • Open Meetings Act-IASB, Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT), and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training.

Merle Gaulrapp:

  • Open Meetings Act-OAG, Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT), and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training.

Howard Janssen:

  • Open Meetings Act-OAG, Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT), and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training.

John Howard:

  • Open Meetings Act-OAG, Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT), and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training.

     

    Jana Jacobs:

    • Open Meetings Act-OAG, Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT), and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training.

    Mike Lewis:

    • Open Meetings Act-IASB, Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT), and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training.

    Matthew Lillpop

    • Open Meetings Act-OAG, Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT), and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training.

     

    The Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) is a voluntary organization of local Boards of Education dedicated to strengthening the Illinois  public  schools  through  local  citizen  control.  Although  not  a  part  of  State  government,  IASB  is  organized  by  member School Boards  as a private not-for-profit corporation under authority granted by Article 23 of the School Code.  The mission  of  the  IASB  is  excellence  in  local school governance in  support of quality  public education.

    For more information regarding IASB and its programs, visit www.iasb.com.

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