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Karen Stang Hanley

Hanley and her family have resided in Northbrook since 1987. She has four children, three of whom graduated from GBN, with her youngest child currently attending. Hanley was a founding trustee of the Glenbrook High School Foundation, and has held leadership roles in the Glenbrook North Parents’ Association, Northbrook Elementary School District 28 Parent Teacher Organizations, and the District-wide Parent Teacher Organization.

Hanley is a travel advisor for Best Travel in Northbrook. She received a bachelor’s of arts in ancient history from the University of Kansas and a master’s of arts in library science from the University of Chicago. 

Board assignments: ED-RED, Glenbrook High School Foundation, NSSED, Technology Committee
Board Training:
Professional Development Leadership Training for School Board Members (P.A. 97-08; 105 ILCS 5/10-16a) - Education and Labor Law, Financial Oversight and Accountability, Fiduciary Responsibilities
Performance Evaluation Reform Act (P.A. 97-08; 105 ILCS 5/24-16.5) - Training on PERA Evaluation and Dismissals
Terms: Appointed 9/10/12 to serve remaining term ending April 2013. Elected 2013-2017.