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Board of Education


Board of Education

Kevin Piper - President

Frank Gassmere, Jr. – Vice-President

Taylor Burmeister Secretary 

John Marek Boehning

Maria Infante

Jennifer Turn-McGinnis 

William Werner  

The Cook County School District 130 Board of Education is composed of seven members who are elected by voters within the district's boundaries. Elections are held in odd-numbered years in the spring. Board members serve four-year terms.


2022-2023 Illinois Association of School Boards School Board Governance Recognition Award

Agendas and Minutes

For Board of Education Agendas & Minutes from December 2015 to present, please visit our BoardDocs site:     Board Docs Icon

Contacting the Board

The Board of Education welcomes communications from the community. Staff members, parents and community members should submit questions or communications for the Board of Education’s consideration to the Superintendent. The Superintendent shall provide the Board with a summary of these questions or communications and provide, as appropriate, his or her feedback regarding the matter. (Policy 2:140)

The Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) is a voluntary organization of local boards of education dedicated to strengthening the Illinois public schools through local citizen control. Although not a part of State government, IASB is organized by member school boards as a private not-for-profit corporation under authority granted by Article 23 of the School Code. The mission of the IASB is excellence in local school governance in support of quality public education. 

For more information regarding IASB and its programs visit

Cook County School District 130 Board Policy Manual


The online manual provides the Board of Education's policies and related regulations in a fully searchable, easy-to-use format.


Use the Table of Contents to the left to view all policies and related procedures within each section. Click on the closed book  or open book icons beside each section heading to expand or collapse an item and view its subparts. Individual policies, exhibits and regulations are identified in the Table of Contents by the paper icon. You may also use the Next and Back buttons at top right to browse the policies.


You may search for policies by policy number or specific words by using the search box at top left.

Recent Revisions

Click here to view recent modifications to board policies.


If you have any questions regarding this manual, please contact the District Office.