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Board of Education


Board of Education May 2023

Not pictured: Lisa Whitcomb 

The Belvidere School District is governed by a seven member Board of Education consisting of four members from Belvidere Township and three members from the remaining townships.  All board members are non-paid, elected officials who serve four-year terms.  The school board election is nonpartisan, and candidates do not run under political party affiliations.

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Please be advised that any written communication to  will be provided to all board members and the Superintendent of Schools and will be subject to disclosure under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act


Mailing Address
Belvidere CUSD 100
Attn: BOE
1201 5th Ave.
Belvidere, IL 61008

Secretary to the Board
Pam Ashens

Open Meetings Act

All meetings held by the Board of Education for the Belvidere School District must comply with the Illinois Open Meetings Act.  The Illinois Attorney General has prepared a guide to that act, which can be found by clicking on the link below.

​Please click here to view the Guide to the Illinois Open Meetings Act as prepared by the Illinois Attorney General.

Board Principles for Governance & Leadership

We recognize that the Board of Education has a responsibility to the community to support the needs of our students, as outlined in the district’s strategic plan. We understand that our decisions have an impact on many stakeholders, most importantly children. As such, we commit to doing the following:

Meeting Information

Meeting Location:
Central Office - Board Room (lower level)
1201 5th Ave. Belvidere, IL 61008

Regular Meeting of the Board of Education:
The third Monday of the month (unless otherwise noted on the agenda in BoardDocs)

Special Meeting of the Board of Education:
The first Thursday of the month (unless otherwise noted on the agenda in BoardDocs)

Upcoming Meetings