Board of Education

Carbondale Community High School District #165
Board of Education

School Board

Front Row:  Julie VanWinkle, Kathy Booziotis and Dr. Linda Flowers.  Back Row: Dr. Francis Tsung, Christopher Swims, Dr. Brian Woodard and Dr. Joe Hudgins.

Dr. Brian Woodard, President:
Dr. Linda Flowers, Vice President:
Mrs. Kathy Booziotis, Secretary:
r. Joe Hudgins, Member:
Mr. Christopher Swims, Member:
Dr. Francis Tsung, Member:
Mrs. Julie VanWinkle, Member:


Board Meeting Agenda
Public Notices

Board Minutes
January 2018
July 2018
February 2018
August 2018
March 2018
September 2018
April 2018
October 2018
May 2018
November 2018
June 2018
December 2018

Development and Training Completed by Board Members

     All Illinois Board of Education members must receive training in professional development leadership (P.A. 97-8) and the Open Meetings Act (P.A. 97-504). Mandatory training will also be required after the new evaluation requirements are implemented in each school district.  For additional information, see Board policy 2:120, Board Member Development.

    The following table contains mandatory and non-mandatory training and development activities that were completed by each Board member.  When the training was provided by the Illinois Association of School Boards, the acronym "IASB" follows the listed activity. In addition, please note the following acronyms when viewing the table:

IOAG:  Illinois Office of the Attorney General

OMA:  Open Meetings Act On-Line Training

FOIA:   Freedom of Information Act On-Line Training

PDLT/PERA: Professional Development Leadership Training and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training for School Board Members 


Development and Training

Activity and Provider

Date Completed

(beginning in 2012 unless otherwise noted)

Kathy Booziotis

OMA Training by IOAG

PDLT/PERA Training by IASB

March 9, 2012

June 20, 2013

Linda Flowers

PDLT/PERA Training by IASB

FOIA Training by IOAG

OMA Training by IOAG


March 20, 2015

March 24, 2015

Joe Hudgins

OMA Training by IOAG

PDLT/PERA Training by IASB

November 13, 2012


 Christopher Swims OMA Training by IOAG
 August 18, 2017

Francis Tsung

OMA Training by IOAG

PDLT/PERA Training by IASB

February 16, 2012

February 15, 2014

 Julie VanWinkle OMA Training by IOAG
PDLT/PERA Training by IASB

March 30, 2017
June 16, 2017

Brian Woodard

OMA Training by IOAG

FOIA Training by IOAG

PDLT/PERA Training by IASB

April 19, 2013

April 24, 2013

April 29, 2013

    The Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) is a voluntary organization of local boards of education dedicated to strengthening the Illinois public schools through local citizen control.  Although not a part of State government, IASB is organized by member Board of Educations as a private not-for-profit corporation under authority granted by Article 23 of the School Code. The mission of the IASB is excellence in local school governance in support of quality public education.

    For more information regarding the IASB and its programs visit

CCHS Board Policy Manual

Board of Education Meetings

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: CCHS Cafeteria



2017-2018 Schedule

May 17, 2017

June 15, 2017

July 20, 2017

August 17, 2017

September 21, 2017

October 19, 2017

November 9, 2017

December 14, 2017

January 18, 2018

February 22, 2018

March 22, 2018

April 19, 2018

May 16, 2018

June 21, 2018​​​​​​​​​​​