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News for CCSD59 Residents

Welcome to District 59!

The Superintendent's office is responsible for overseeing the efficient operation of Community Consolidated School District 59.
The Superintendent is the district's executive officer and is responsible for the administration and management of the district schools in accordance with Board of Education policies, directives and state and federal law.

Administrative Regulations

  • Dr. Fessler

Administrative Team Agenda Items

  • Dr. Fessler & Dr. Wagner

Board of Education Agenda Items

  • Dr. Fessler & Betsy Boswell

Board of Education Meeting Minutes

  • Betsy Boswell

Board Meeting Notes

  • Betsy Boswell

Board Policies Manuals

  • Dr. Fessler, Betsy Boswell & Denise Bishoff

Strategic Plan

  • Dr. Fessler

News Releases

  • Betsy Boswell

Photo Consents/Releases

  • Betsy Boswell

Requests for Printed Materials Calendars

  • AD. Center School Phone Directory
  • Community Newsletters
  • Guide to District 59
  • District (Web) Calendar
    • Betsy Boswell

Superintendent's Calendar

  • Denise Bishoff

Web Page Manager for Board of Education & Superintendent

  • Betsy Boswell


@ Dr. Art Fessler

@ Betsy Boswell
Executive Assistant
Public Information Coordinator

@ Denise Bishoff
Assistant Secretary

Department Fax: 847.593.4409

We hope that you find this website helpful. If for some reason you do not find what you need here, then please contact us at: 847.593.4404


Presidents' Council

Parent leaders from individual building PTOs meet monthly throughout the school year.

  • Status – Active
  • Type – Oversight
  • Open to all BOE members.

Meeting Dates

TBD for 2013/14 school year.

School Safety & Discipline

Dr. Art Fessler & Becki Streit

This committee meets two-three times during the school year to review safety and disciplinary issues and/or concerns and make recommendations to the Superintendent for revisions to existing policies/procedures. This committee also satisfies various legal requirements to have stakeholders consider disciplinary policies and the handbook -  Family Guide.

Notes from the 4-11-12 Meeting

  • Status – Active
  • Type – Oversight
  • Board Rep:Mardell Schumacher

District 59 Education Foundation

According to the resolution that was adopted when the Foundation was created, the Board needs to assign a member to serve as a voting member of the Foundation Board of Directors.

  • Status – Active
  • Type – N/A
  • Board Reps: Janice Krinsky