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.
Address1211 East 3rd St., Kewanee, IL 31443
VenueKewanee High School
Start DateOctober 25, 2023
End DateOctober 25, 2023
Open house at 5 pm. Registration begins at 5:30 pm.
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