2017 District 101 School Board Elections
The District 101 School Board Election Committee is seeking interested candidates to run
for School Board. The Committee held an information session on October 17 for
interested citizens to learn more about School Board responsibilities, the candidate filing
process, and the election.
December 12-19, 2016 represents the filing period for persons interested in running, per
the Cook County Board of Elections. The Illinois Consolidated Election will be held on
April 4, 2017.
The Committee will hold an open forum for the community to hear from all School
Board candidates on Wednesday, March 22 at 7:00 pm in the McClure Junior High
The School Board is composed of seven members elected by the community to fulfill its
powers and duties on behalf of the District. Each member of the School Board is elected
on a non-partisan ballot for a four-year term.
If you have questions regarding the 2017 Board of Education election for District 101,
please contact Elani Zissimopoulos, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent, who also
serves as the District’s election contact, at 708-485-2914 or Amy Avakian, School Board
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