Board of Education

Carbondale Community High School District #165
Board of Education

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Board of Education 

Mrs. Julie VanWinkle, President: [email protected]
Mr. Christopher Swims, Vice President: [email protected] 
Mrs. Wendell Pohlman, Secretary: [email protected]
Dr. Rania Dababneh, Member: [email protected]
Dr. Linda Flowers, Member: [email protected]
Dr. Lana Galan, Member: [email protected] 
Dr. Francis Tsung, Member: [email protected]

[email protected] can be used to email all board members at once.

 

Board of Education Meeting Calendar
Adopted
May 23, 2024

Location
CCHS Cafeteria
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Time
6:00 p.m.
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Thursday
June
20, 2024
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Thursday
July
18, 2024
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Thursday
August 
15, 2024
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Thursday
September
19, 2024
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   Thursday    October
17, 2024
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Thursday
November
14, 2024
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Thursday December
19, 2024
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Thursday
January
16, 2025
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Thursday
February
20, 2025
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Thursday
March
20, 2024
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Thursday
April
24, 2025
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Thursday
May 22
18, 2025
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Wednesday
June
18, 2025
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Board Meeting Agenda
Public Notices

Board Minutes
 
January 2024 July 2024  
February 2024 August 2024  
March 2024 September 2024  
April 2024 October 2024  
May 2024 November 2024  
June 2024 December 2024  

 
Minutes from 2006 - 2023 
 
   
Development and Training Completed by Board Members

     All Illinois Board of Education members must receive training in professional development leadership (P.A. 97-8) and the Open Meetings Act (P.A. 97-504). Mandatory training will also be required after the new evaluation requirements are implemented in each school district.  For additional information, see Board policy 2:120, Board Member Development.

    The following table contains mandatory and non-mandatory training and development activities that were completed by each Board member.  When the training was provided by the Illinois Association of School Boards, the acronym "IASB" follows the listed activity. In addition, please note the following acronyms when viewing the table:

IOAG:  Illinois Office of the Attorney General

OMA:  Open Meetings Act On-Line Training

FOIA:   Freedom of Information Act On-Line Training

PDLT/PERA: Professional Development Leadership Training and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training for School Board Members 

 

Name

Development and Training
Activity and Provider

Date Completed (beginning in 2012 unless otherwise noted)

Rania Dababneh

PDLT/PERA Training by IASB
OMA Training by IOAG
Basics of Governance by IASB 

March 31, 2023
March 31, 2023
March 31, 2023

Linda Flowers

PDLT/PERA Training IASB  
FOIA Training by IOAG 
OMA Training by IOAG

November 17, 2013 
March 20, 2015 
March 20, 2015

Lana Galan

OMA Training by IOAG 
PDLT/PERA Training by IASB

May 12, 2019 
September 16, 2019

Wendell Pohlman

OMA Training by IASB 
Basics of Governance by IASB 
PDLT/PERA Training by IASB

June 8, 2021 
June 26, 2021 
September 22, 2021

Christopher Swims

OMA Training by IOAG 
PDLT/PERA Training by IASB

August 18, 2017 
August 23, 2018

Francis Tsung

OMA Training by IOAG 
PDLT/PERA Training by IASB

February 16, 2012 
February 15, 2014

Julie VanWinkle

OMA Training by IOAG 
PDLT/PERA Training by IASB

March 30, 2017 
June 16 & 17, 2017


    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 Board of Educations 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 the IASB and its programs visit www.iasb.com.

CCHS Board Policy Manual
Board Resolution Affirming CCHS Commitment to Eliminating Racial Injustice