Board of Education


Superintendent’s Blog: It’s about lots of things …

Superintendent's Blog: Urbana Tiger Pride Dr. Owen presented his Superintendent’s Report at the August 22, 2017 Business Meeting of the Urbana School District #116 Board of Education. He posted several of his reports, about the 2017 Eclipse, school funding and the status of SB 1, and a surprise visitor to […]


News Release: Required Lead Testing – USD #116 Results, Reporting, and Mitigation Plan

Required Lead Testing – USD #116 Results, Reporting, and Mitigation Plan *Update 8/23/2017 – Superintendent Owen presented on the testing and mitigation at the August 22, 2017 Board of Education Business Meeting.  The presentation can be found here: #7.01 Lead Mitigation Presentation Urbana – The safety and health of our […]


Superintendent’s Blog: The Disappointing State (of IL) of Public School Funding – August 2017 Edition 1

Superintendent's Blog: The Disappointing State (of IL) of Public School Funding – August 2017 Edition Article X of The Illinois State Constitution declares that, “The State has the primary responsibility for financing the system of public education.”  Illinois holds the dubious distinction of having the most inequitable and regressive funding […]


Superintendent’s Blog: Report to the USD #116 Board of Education

Superintendent’s Report to Urbana School District #116 Board of Education January 10, 2017 January is Mentoring Month in Urbana-Champaign The CU One to One Mentoring Program is spending time this month thanking mentors for the time they spend with our students.  The CU One to One Mentoring Program pairs adults […]


Superintendent’s Blog: Report to the Board of Education – October 18, 2016

Superintendent’s Report to Urbana School District #116 Board of Education October 18, 2016 Academic Monogram On Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 7PM in Oscar Adams Gym, Urbana High School will be recognizing sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have excelled academically.  It is a time we not only celebrate the success of our […]