Financial Information

Finance Team

  • Brad Goldstein

    Associate Superintendent of Finance and Business Operations

    Click here to learn more about the finance and business operations at Hawthorn.

  • Gloria Bentzen

    Administrative Assistant

  • Candid Omachel

    Payroll Bookkeeper

  • Cinde Klunder


  • Mary Sas

    Accounts Payable Bookkeeper

  • Nancy Zielonka

    Assistant Bookkeeper


  • Educational Facilities Master Plan ApprovedJanuary 23, 2017 - 3:38 pm

    On January 11 the Board of Education adopted an Educational Facilities Master Plan (EFMP) for the district.  An EFMP is a 10-year facilities plan to support the district’s growing needs and long-term strategic plan.  The Board selected the revised Option B – On Campus Additions.  The revision includes plans to add STEM facilities to each […]

  • BOE MeetingAugust 6, 2016 - 5:23 pm

    The Hawthorn Board of Education meeting is set for 7 p.m. Monday, August 8 in the district office. Please click here for the agenda. There is also a public hearing on the proposed budget.

  • Tentative Budget AdoptionJuly 8, 2016 - 9:05 am

    The Hawthorn School District 73 Board of Education in June tentatively approved a $74.72 million budget for the 2016-2017 school year. The budget is backed by $70.41 million in revenue. A public hearing is set for 7 p.m. Monday, August 8. The budget is up for Board adoption on Monday, September 12. The district is […]

  • Architect Contract ApprovedApril 27, 2016 - 9:56 am

    At its April meeting, the Hawthorn Board of Education authorized an architectural contract for DLR Group, of Chicago. DLR Group estimates a 12 to 14 week process to develop an Educational Facility Master Plan for Hawthorn School District 73. That process will include analyzing the facilities, meeting with stakeholders, and developing proposals. As part of […]

  • Process Continues on FacilitiesApril 21, 2016 - 5:35 pm

    The Hawthorn Board of Education conducted a work session to set parameters for the scope and process of architectural work to resolve current and future space constraints on its six school buildings. The consensus of the board was to use enrollment projection numbers developed by John D. Kasarda, Ph.D., Consulting Demographer, which show an increase […]

  • Funding Issues on the HorizonApril 20, 2016 - 3:15 pm

    Educational funding has been a hot topic for some time and recently Mr. Nick Brown, Hawthorn superintendent, was invited to  Springfield to share the impact of the proposed legislation, Senate Bill 1. Along with SB 1, the state is looking at other financial changes that would impact Hawthorn School District 73. The state is discussing […]


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