Downers Grove District 58 Education Foundation seeks award nominees


DOWNERS GROVE – The Education Foundation of Downers Grove Grade School District 58 is accepting nominations for its annual Distinguished Service Awards.

The program is designed to recognize the many contributions of District 58 employees. District staff members, parents or students may nominate an employee for an award, according to a district news release.

The nominee should be an individual who consistently performs above and beyond the scope of job duties, positively affects children in a significant manner, has a sustained dedication to the education of children, cares about the child as a whole person, has earned the respect of his or her peers and superiors, and serves as a good role model to other district employees, the release stated.

Nominees must work at least 20 hours per week, and they must have worked at least one full school year at District 58.

The education foundation will accept nominations now through March 16. To nominate an employee, visit to access the application and frequently asked questions. Email completed nomination forms to or mail them to: Administrative Service Center, Attn: Megan Hewitt, 1860 63rd St., Downers Grove, IL 60516.

The education foundation will present Distinguished Service Awards to two District 58 employees: one classroom teacher and one non-classroom employee. In addition, all nominees will be honored during a special reception May 15.

Learn more about the foundation at