About the Finance & Operations Department
Photo of Dr. Kurt Valentin Welcome to the Business Office.

The Business Office is responsible for the Financial Accounting for the District, Transportation Services, District and Employee Insurance, Buildings and Grounds and Food Services.

The Financial Accounting activities include the Budget and Tax Levy, Accounts Payable, Purchase Order Information, Student Activity, State/Federal Reporting,
Copy and Mail Services.

The Transportation Services area provides a liaison between Community and the Transportation Services provider, Lakeside Transportation.

The District/Employee Insurance activities include Contractual Agreement interpretations, Sick Bank Information, Payroll, IMRF/TRS Benefits, Health/Dental/Life Insurance, Workers' Compensation Claims, Sick/Personal/Vacation tracking, Section 125 Benefits, Section 459 Benefits, Tax Sheltered Annuities, and Wellness Benefits.

The Buildings and Grounds area includes the upkeep and maintenance of facilities and grounds, custodial and maintenance staffing, the rental of facilities and corresponding fees. The Rental of Facilities needs to start at the Building being requested for rental.

The Food Services provides a liaison between the Community and the Food Services providers. Chartwells provides food service for the District.

The Extra Duty part of the Negotiations Agreement has recently been updated. Please follow the procedures to apply for a position. It is your responsibility to make sure that you have everything in order and submitted in a timely manner. If paperwork is not in, then you may not get the position you want or may not be paid. If there are any questions, please do not hesitate to call:
Casie DeRose, LEA Extra Duty Chairperson, @ Butterfield School (847) 362-3120
or
Kurt Valentin, Assistant Superintendent of Finance & Operations @ (847) 362-9030
Enjoy the many positions available. The committee appreciates the hard work that you do to complete the jobs. We know that the students benefit from your expertise and time. Keep up the good work!

Thank you for visiting the Business Office Website and please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions.

Dr. Kurt Valentin, Assistant Superintendent of Finance & Operations
Finance & Operations Staff
Name Position Voice Mail
Scott Blumberg District Office Director of Business Services
Gina Cox District Office Supervisor of Accounts 7107
Renee Payne District Office Accounts Payable 7114