Board Information

Board Members

The District is governed by a School Board 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 School Board may only occur at a duly called and legally conducted meeting at which a quorum is physically present.


Current Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes may be viewed on Boardbook by clicking here. Additionally you can view past agendas and minutes starting with 2011.

Minutes and Agendas for 2008-09, 2009-10, and 2010-11 school years can now be found in the Archived Minutes & Agendas. View Archived Minutes & Agendas

Recognized at Board Meeting:
HS Softball Sectional Qualifiers
HS State Track Participants
JH State Track Participants
CTE Programs and Pathways Coordinator Laura Sullivan
Tourette Association Youth Ambassador Lincoln Ervin
2024 Retirees
SS Students Finn Beem, Isla Klein, Annaka Robison, Gavin Oyler, Cahl Stewart-Wear
SS Students Henry Loy, Carson Uphoff, Alexandra Prince, Emmitt Noffke
Mental Health Presentation by EHS Students Scarlette Sorling, Abbie Cochran, Kendyll Schoonover
EHS Winter Guard
SS Students Kendall Miller and Samson Slifer
EHS Girls Basketball
ILMEA All- State Ensemble
EHS Competitive Cheer Team
SS Students Jace Wendt, Breonna Tarin, Sophia Balda, and Airys Poe
SS Students Paisley Gilpin & Whitlee Salger
EJHS Student Jonah LeDuc 1.24.24
EHS Illinois State Scholars 1.24.24
Effingham Chamber of Commerce Up and Coming Leaders 12.18.23
Vince Rohr & Family - New EJHS AD 11.20.23
Mack Thompson & Family - New EHS AD 11.20.23
EHS Soccer 11.20.23
EJHS Cross Country 11.20.23

Jill Wendling-President
Chad Thompson-Vice-President
Jane Willenborg-Secretary
Andrew Altman
Steve Bone
Erica Boone
Desha Wear

Board of Education Picture -September 2023

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Regular Board of Education Meetings
School Board Member Training

2024-25 Resolutions
Emergency Resolution for Contract for Bus Mechanics

2023-24 Resolutions
FY24 Amended Budget
FY24 Tentative Budget Packet
CSFT Resolution - Referendum Question
2024-25 SEPCO Resolution
FY24 Budget Resolution
FY24 Hazardous Bus Routes
FY24 Tentative Amended Budget Resolution
FY24 Tentative Tax Levy Resolution
Resolution Authorizing Investment Accounts

2022-23 Resolutions
FY23 Final Budget
Resolution for Interfund Transfer
FY23 Hazardous Bus Routes
FY23 Tentative Budget Packet
FY23 Tentative Tax Levy Resolution
FY23 Tax Levy Resolution
2023-24 SEPCO Resolution
FY23 Tentative Amended Budget Resolution
Resolution to Establish Fund 11

2021-22 Resolutions
FY22 Tentative Amended Budget Resolution
FY22 Hazardous Bus Routes
FY22 Tentative Tax Levy Resolution
FY22 Tax Levy Resolution
Resolution for Naming Rights of Football Stadium
TRS Supplemental Savings Resolution 2.28.22
2022-23 SEPCO Resolution

2020-21 Resolutions
FY21 Tax Levy Resolution
FY21 Tentative Tax Levy Resolution
FY21 Hazardous Bus Routes
FY21 Working Cash Abatement
FY21 Budget Resolution

2019-20 Resolutions
Resolution to Prohibit Sexual Harassment
FY20 Budget Resolution
Hazardous Bus Route Resolution
FY20 Tentative Budget Resolution
FY20 Tentative Tax Levy Resolution
FY20 Tax Levy Resolution

2018-19 Resolutions

EIASE Resolution Joint Agreement Document
Signed FY19 Tentative Amended Budget.pdf
Resolution for House Bill 2046
Resolution Approving 1% Sales Tax on 4.2.19 Ballot
Tax Levy Resolution 11.19.18
FY19 Budget Resolution 9.24.18
Prevailing Rates Resolution 7.23.18
Hazardous School Bus Routes 8.20.18

2017-18 Resolutions
Central School Annexation into City Limits 6.25.18
FY18 Tentative Amended Budget Resolution 5.21.18
Resolution to Prohibit Workplace Harassment 4.23.18
Tax Levy Resolution 11.13.17
Tentative Tax Levy 10.23.17
Resolution to Abate Working Cash Fund 9.25.17
FY18 Budget Resolution 9.25.17
FY18 Tentative Budget Resolution 8.21.17
FY18 Hazardous Transportation School Bus Routes 8.22.17
Prevailing Wage Resolution 6.26.17

Special Board of Education Meetings 2023-24
Aug. 14, 2023 5:30 PM
Nov. 8, 2023 5:30 PM
Jan. 24, 2024 5:00 PM 
Feb. 13, 2024 5:30 PM
Mar. 11, 2024 5:00 PM
Mar. 25, 2024 5:00 PM
May 8, 2024 5:00 PM
July 8, 2024 5:30 PM

Board of Education Committee Meetings  2023-24
Aug. 16, 2023 4:00 PM - Facilities/Transportation
Oct. 11, 2023 4:30 PM - HR/Athletics
Oct, 18, 2023 11:00 AM - Curriculum 
Oct. 18, 2023 4:30 PM - Facilities/Transportation
Nov. 13, 2023 3:00 PM - Technology
Dec. 6, 2023 4:00 PM - HR/Athletics
Jan. 19, 2024 8:30 AM - Curriculum
Feb. 1, 2024 4:00 PM - Facilities/Transportation
Feb. 6, 2024 3:00 PM - Technology
Feb. 28, 2024 4:00 PM - HR/Athletics
Mar. 21, 2024 4:00 PM - Facilities/Transportation
Apr. 19, 2024 9:00 AM - Curriculum
May 8, 2024 4:00 PM - Facilities/Transportation

Board of Education Professional Development Waiver Hearing
Feb. 26, 2024 6:00 PM

Effingham County School Boards Joint Meeting
Mar. 4, 2024 6:00 PM