34Next: Community Views on Glenview 34 Schools is a collaborative effort between District 34 and a group of local residents. The purpose of this extensive community engagement program is for District 34 to gain a deeper understanding of the community’s values and help further shape the district’s priorities for its future.
 
We hope you will join us this fall to share your views of our future as a community.

LATEST NEWS

Recommendations and Key Findings Shared at Final 34Next Session

The final session for the 34Next Community Engagement Program in Glenview District 34 was held November 5 and concluded with a set of five recommendations that were shared by 34Next Co-Chairs Daniel O’Brien and Bill Utter. The final set of recommendations will be presented to the Board of Education in December.
 
34Next: Community Views on Glenview 34 Schools was a collaborative effort between District 34 and a group of local residents that first launched in September. The purpose of this extensive community engagement program was for District 34 to gain a deeper understanding of the community’s values and help further shape the district’s priorities for its future.
 

“Sound Financial Condition” Key Take Away at CES #3

District 34 Finances… Where does the money come from, where does it go? Is the District in “good financial shape?” How does District 34 spending compare with other districts? What are some of the upcoming financial challenges, and is District 34 prepared?
 
These and other questions and information were the focus of the third 34Next Community Engagement Session held on October 21.  Led by Assistant Superintendent for Business Services Mary Werling, the presentation served as a reminder to the community of the District’s current positive financial state, how this positive position was achieved and what challenges are on the horizon that the District is actively watching.

Participants at the session were given the chance to provide feedback and input regarding the future financial considerations for the District.
 

Community Shares Thoughts, Perspectives About Student Success

Community members, former and current District 34 parents, business owners and other key stakeholders of the Glenview community again came together for the second session in the Community Engagement Program held on October 2. 

Titled "Defining Student Success," the program was led by Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Assessment and Instruction Beth Tsoumas and focused on how District 34 prepares students for a successful future. Following her presentation, participants engaged in a work activity where they discussed the benefits and limitations to the way the district currently measures student success and what community values are best represented or underrepresented relating to Whole Child Education.
 

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