Board Meetings

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Cicero School District 99 has updated its Boardbook software from BoardBook Classic to Boardbook Premier. All Board Meeting Agendas will now be posted in Boardbook Premier starting with the September 9, 2020 Board Meeting.

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Announcement Of Board Member Vacancy

The Board Of Education of Cicero School District 99 intends to make an appointment to fill the vacant Board seat due to the passing of Larry Polk, who has served this Board, School District and Community with distinction and honor. The appointed Board Member will serve on the Board until the

APRIL 2023 ELECTION

Any person interested in becoming a member of the Board of Education must meet the following qualifications:

✅ Be at least 18 years of age

✅ Be a citizen of the United States

✅ Be a resident of Cicero, Illinois for at least one year

✅ Not already hold the position of a school trustee or a school treasurer or other incompatible office

✅ May not be a child sex offender as defined by Illinois law

Interested persons may acquire and submit an application at the

Cicero School District 99 Administrative Office

5110 W. 24th Street, Cicero, IL 60804

Or electronically at:

Click Here To Apply 

TIMEFRAMES

Application Deadline- June 4, 2021 4:00 p.m. - All applications must be received online or submitted to the District Administrative Office by this time frame.

Candidate Interviews- June 11, 2021 - The selected candidates should be available for interviews to be held at a special Board of Education meeting on  June 11, 2021. The time is to be determined. 

Board Appointment- June 16, 2021 - The Board will take action to appoint the successful candidate at its June 16, 2021, regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting. 

Questions

Questions may be addressed to the Executive Assistant to the Superintendent and the Board of Education Maria Salinas at msalinas@cicd99.edu

Regular Board Meeting Dates

 

The District is governed by a Board of Education consisting of seven members. The board’s powers and duties include the authority to adopt, enforce and monitor all policies for the management and governance of the District’s schools. Official action by the board may only occur at a duly called and legally conducted meeting at which a quorum is physically present. As stated in the board member oath of office prescribed by the School Code, a board member has no legal authority as an individual.

Powers and duties of the Board of Education; Indemnification
The major powers and duties of the Board of Education include, but are not limited to:
  1. Organizing the board after each consolidated election by electing officers and establishing its regular meeting schedule and, thereafter, taking action during lawfully called meetings to faithfully fulfill the Board’s responsibilities in accordance with state and federal law.
  2. Formulating, adopting and modifying board policies, at its sole discretion, subject only to mandatory collective bargaining agreements and state and federal law.
  3. Employing a superintendent and other personnel, making employment decisions, dismissing personnel, and establishing an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits unlawful discrimination.
  4. Directing, through policy, the superintendent, in his or her charge of the District’s administration.
  5. Approving the annual budget, tax levies, major expenditures, payment of obligations, annual audit, and other aspects of the District’s financial operation; and making available a statement of financial affairs as provided in state law.
  6. Entering contracts using the public bidding procedure when required.
  7. Indemnifying, protecting, and insuring against any loss or liability of the District, board members, employees, and agents as provided or authorized by state law.
  8. Providing, constructing, controlling, and maintaining adequate physical facilities; making school buildings available for use as civil defense shelters; and establishing a resource conservation policy.
  9. Establishing an equal educational opportunities policy that prohibits unlawful discrimination.
  10. Approving the curriculum, textbooks, and educational services.
  11. Evaluating the educational program and approving School Improvement and District Improvement Plans.
  12. Presenting the District report card and school report card(s) to parents/guardians and the community; these documents report District, school and student performance.
  13. Establishing and supporting student discipline policies designed to maintain an environment conducive to learning, including deciding individual student suspension or expulsion cases brought before it.
  14. Establishing attendance units within the District and assigning students to the schools.
  15. Establishing the school year.
  16. Requiring a moment of silence to recognize veterans during any type of school event held at a District school on Nov. 11.
  17. Providing student transportation services pursuant to state law.
  18. Entering into joint agreements with other boards to establish cooperative educational programs or provide educational facilities.
  19. Complying with requirements in the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Specifically, each individual board member must, if an allegation is raised to the member during an open or closed board meeting that a student is an abused child as defined in the Act, direct or cause the board to direct the superintendent or other equivalent school administrator to comply with the Act’s requirements concerning the reporting of child abuse.
  20. Communicating the schools’ activities and operations to the community and representing the needs and desires of the community in educational matters.
 

 

School Board

President Thomas M. Tomschin    ttomschin@cicd99.edu

Completed OMA Training on 1/22/12
Completed Professional Development Leadership Training and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training on 1/30/14

Vice President Larry Polk   lpolk@cicd99.edu

Completed OMA Training on 2/18/12
Completed Professional Development Leadership Training and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training on 1/30/14

Secretary James E. Terracino    jterracino@cicd99.edu

Completed OMA Training on 10/27/12
Completed Professional Development Leadership Training and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training on 1/30/14

Member Alice Couch  acouch@cicd99.edu

Completed OMA Training on 12/19/12

Completed Professional Development Leadership Training and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training on 1/30/14

Member Derek Dominick   ddominick@cicd99.edu

Completed OMA Training on 12/26/12

Completed Professional Development Leadership Training and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training on 3/25/14

Member Malika Manouzi   mmanouzi@cicd99.edu 

Completed OMA Training on 5/6/21

Completed Professional Development Leadership Training and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training on 5/10/21

Member Graciela Segura   gsegura@cicd99.edu

Completed OMA Training on 12/28/12
Completed Professional Development Leadership Training and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training on 5/1/14