Board of Education

Board of Education Members
    • The Community Unit School District 300 is governed by the Board of Education consisting of 7 elected 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.

      Board of Education Meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm, beginning with call to order and closed session at 6:00pm. All meetings are held at the Central Office, 2550 Harnish Drive, Algonquin. No meeting during Fall Break, Winter Break or Spring Break.

      Members of the public, especially residents of District 300, are welcome to connect with the Board at a board meeting during public participation or via email. To participate during a board meeting, you must:

      • Sign in at lectern prior to 6:30 p.m., or the start of the open meeting.
      • You must be 18 or have a parent/legal guardian present with you to address the Board.  You may be asked to show identification.
      • Give your full name, your relationship to District 300 and respectfully state your comments.
      • Please limit your presentation to five minutes.  The Board respectfully reserves the right to adjust this time period depending on the number of participants.
      • You are not permitted to mention names of specific staff members or students.
      • The Board will listen to and consider your comments but will not dialogue in this forum.

      In the event you cannot attend a board meeting, you can reach the Board via email at, which will send an identical email to all board members. Please know that the Board does not reply to emails. Instead, the Board forward emails to the Superintendent who will review the concerns outlined and provide a response on behalf of the Board and District. The Board is copied on all responses and works with the Superintendents to ensure that any concerns outlined are addressed in accordance with district, state, and federal requirements.


      Board Calendar, Agendas, Minutes, and Video Recordings

      Click here for a full calendar of Board meeting dates

      Click here for Board meeting agendas and minutes

      Click here for video recordings of previous Board meetings

      Click the respective Board Committees agendas and minutes for the Construction Facilities Oversight and Finance committees


      Staff Contact

      Linda Keyes, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
      Recording Secretary to the Board of Education


      Contact Us

      Community Unit School District 300

      Board of Education
      2550 Harnish Drive, Algonquin, IL  60102


      Community Unit School District 300 Notice of Public Meeting Change 

      Notice is hereby given by the Board of Education of Community Unit School District 300, Kane, McHenry, Cook and DeKalb counties, State of Illinois, that a the September 4, 2018 and October 1, 2018 Board Construction and Facility Oversight Committee Meetings and the Board Finance Commitee Meetings have been reschedule to Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at the following times:

      Board Finance 4:00 p.m. and Construction & Facility Oversight 5:15 p.m. The meetings are held at Central Office, 2550 Harnish Drive, Algonquin, Il 60102.

      Questions should be directed to Gayle Seaton, Recording Secretary for Board Committees at 847-551-8351.

      Dated this 30th day of August 2018

      Board of Education of Community Unit School District 300 in the counties of Kane, McHenry, Cook and DeKalb counties, State of Illinois

      Steve Fiorentino, Secretary