|Board of Education|
The Ball-Chatham Board of Education consists of seven board members elected to serve, without compensation, for overlapping terms of four years each. The board elects a president, vice-president and secretary to serve for one-year terms.
Powers and Duties of the School Board
The powers and duties of the School Board are enumerated in The School Code of Illinois. The School Board also functions with the framework of laws, court decisions, standards and directives of the State Board of Education and similar mandates from the state and national levels of government.
The powers and duties of the School Board generally include:
Official decisions of the School Board can be reached only at duly constituted School Board meetings. Individual School Board members or groups of School Board members do not have independent authority to speak for the Board and shall make no out-of-meeting commitments on behalf of the School Board unless directed to do so at an official Board meeting.
Policies adopted by the School Board will be listed on the District's website here.
LEGAL REF.: 105 ILCS 5/10-1 et seq., 5/17-1, and 5/27-1
115 ILCS 5/1 et seq.
23 Ill Admin. Code, Section 1.210(b).
Contact the Board
All members of the Board may be reached by e-mail and U.S. mail. E-mail addresses are listed on the member's profile page with his or her corresponding photo.
To send a message via U.S. mail. write to:
Ball-Chatham Board of Education
201 W. Mulberry
Chatham, Illinois 62626
Send fax messages to the District Office, c/o the Superintendent: 217-483-2940.