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The mission of the Olympia Fields Educational Commission is to promote educational excellence in the primary and secondary school systems that serve the residents of Olympia Fields.

The Commission meets the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm at the Village Hall. The public is invited. For more information, contact the Village Hall at 708-503-8000



Click here to view the annual report for the Educational Commission and supporting documents. 


Olympia Fields Education Commission Awards Mini Grants for 2015


Tamara Arrington; Rich Central/227 materials for Arts, Audio Visual Broadcasting. $1000.00
Amy Boyle; Sauk School/162 materials to run bookstore. $507.89
Dana Calderon: Sauk School/162 non-fiction books for classroom library. $972.53
Tabitha Coleman; Wilson School/170 Arithmetickles Math Night, students and parents. $998.28
Philip Crews; Rich Central/227 Jazz packs to replace worn out instruments. $897.00
Angela Foushi; Kennedy School/170 math centers for independent study & remediation. $856.46
L. Green, K. Baker, B. Bradshaw, J Collins, A. Daniesl, A. Flanagan, D, Gant and S Healy; Illinois
      School/162 sequential writing program. $1000.00
Jennifer Kirchbaum; Illinois School/162 non-fiction books and materials for centers. $1000.00
Amie Lieb; Huth Middle School/162 materials for Maya Angelou unit. $300.00
Karen Lane; Huth Middle School/162 aupplies for food unit in Spanish. $395.95
Stephanie Licker; Serena Hills/161 Egypt Class at Field Museum. $270.00*
Kelli Malone & Nicki Gloude; Illinois School/162 writing units for first grade. $278.16
Luann Parduhn; Matteson School/162 interactive materials for Smart board. $712.83
Kelly Richardson; Richton Square/162 materials for at risk early education. $957.89
Kelly Stadler; Rich Central/227 materials for AP Statistics class. $180.00


                                    Total  $10,326.98 

More details

 Request for Mini-Grant Proposals

 Mini Grant Agreement Form



In 2005, the Village of Olympia Fields began a Visioning Plan setting forth goals, objectives and strategies to improve the Village's economic base and overall quality of life. Over a series of public workshops, some 75 key stakeholders came together and crafted a Visioning Statement. As a direct result of the defined objectives, the Village created an Educational Commission to help move our community on the road to Educational Excellence.

For more information on Visioning Process, click here.

To read the ordinance establishing the Educational Commission, click here.




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