Virtual Special board meeting

Monday, June 15, 2020 at 1:00 PM

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Miguel del Valle President, and
Members of the Board of Education
     Luisiana Meléndez
     Sendhil Revuluri
     Amy Rome
     Lucino Sotelo
     Elizabeth Todd-Breland
     Dwayne Truss

                                                            NOTICE OF A SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

Enclosed is a copy of the Agenda for the Special Board Meeting of the Board of Education to be held on Monday, June 15, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. To protect the public’s health in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and as permitted by Governor Pritzker’s Executive Order 2020 – 07, there will not be an in-person meeting. The public will have access to the meeting via live stream at, and Public Participation will be held virtually via an electronic platform.

Emergency Guidelines have been issued by the President of the Board of Education of the City of Chicago in accordance with Board Rule 2-4.1 and State of Illinois Executive Order 2020-7 issued by the Governor of the State of Illinois on March 16, 2020. These Emergency Guidelines are effective March 20, 2020, and shall remain in effect during the period in which the Illinois Governor’s March 9, 2020, Disaster Proclamation and/or Executive Order 2020-7 remain in effect. During the period they are in effect, these Emergency Guidelines supersede the Public Participation Guidelines issued August 28, 2013 (rev. September 13, 2018). These Emergency Guidelines are available on and attached to this notice.

For the June 15, 2020 Special Board Meeting, advance registration to speak will be available beginning Thursday, June 11th at 10:30 a.m. and will close on Friday, June 12th at 5:00 p.m., or until all slots filled. Advance registration during this period is available by the following methods:

  • Online: (recommended)
  • Phone: (312) 989-7313

To ensure equity of access to address the Board, an individual may not speak at two (2) consecutive Board Meetings. In the event an individual registers to speak at a consecutive Board Meeting, the individual will not be called to address the Board.

The Public Participation segment of the meeting will begin following the Roll Call and proceed for no more than 5 registered speakers for 10 minutes. Registered speakers will receive instructions for accessing the electronic platform for Public Participation.

Members of the public may submit written comments for Board of Education meetings via email at or mailed to 1 N Dearborn, Suite 950. Written comments received between the day the public agenda is posted through 5 p.m. the day after the Board of Education meeting will be submitted to the Board and published within five (5) business days on our website at

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