Glenn Ellyn – The Glen Ellyn Education Association (GEEA) is recommending incumbent school board members Ted Estes, Julie Hill and Jessica Buttimer in the upcoming Glen Ellyn School District 41 school board election.
GEEA represents 290 teachers and other licensed education employees who serve the 3,477 students who attend the five elementary schools in District 41.
The following statement is attributable to the GEEA Co-Presidents Tracy Guerrieri and Dina Sbarra:
“We are strongly recommending our experienced school board members Ted Estes, Julie Hill and Jessica Buttimer for re-election. We’ve seen these candidates in action. They are student-focused and work to make sure all our students have access to a high-quality public education. This is a pivotal election for our community. We have to continue to elect candidates who want to work with all stakeholders to advance public education in our community.”
The GEEA vetted and evaluated each candidate before arriving at its recommendations.
At 135,000 members strong, the Illinois Education Association (IEA) is the largest union in Illinois. The IEA represents PreK-12 teachers outside the city of Chicago and education support staff, higher education faculty and support staff, retired education employees and students preparing to become teachers, statewide.