Event Profile

Dinner Meeting with Blackhawk Division – Kewanee 10/25/2023

Join us for an evening to network and learn together. We will have two breakout sessions to choose from. A new school board member round table or Kewanee CUSD 229 presenting Evolution of a Successful School Foundation. Open house at 5 pm. Registration begins at 5:30 pm.

  • Address
    1211 East 3rd St., Kewanee, IL 31443
  • Venue
    Kewanee High School
  • Start Date
    October 25, 2023
  • End Date
    October 25, 2023

Open house at 5 pm. Registration begins at 5:30 pm.

Session 1: New School Board Member Roundtable

Presented by: Panel of board members

In this round table session veteran board members will share knowledge and experiences in being an effective board member. They will cover multiple topics that are addressed at the board table or within the board team. New board members will have an opportunity to ask questions throughout the session.

Breakout Session 2: Kewanee – Evolution of a Successful School Foundation

Presented by: Lori Christiansen, Foundation Board President and Vice President of the Kewanee CUSD 229 school board, Chris Sullens, Ed.D., Superintendent of Kewanee CUSD 229, Jeff Johnson, President Kewanee CUSD 229 school board, Craig Gustafson, Treasurer, Kewanee Schools Foundation and President of Union Federal Savings and Loan.

In this session, Kewanee CUSD 229 will share the journey from startup to a successful 501C3 Kewanee Schools Foundation with some landmark decisions and events and some lessons learned along the way. With effective leadership and community involvement, significant resources can be raised to provide scholarships, education enhancements, and classroom support throughout the district that would not be possible otherwise.

Registration: $27