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Photo of Dr. Stelter reading to Tioga kindergartners

BSD2 Superintendent to be honored with Project HELP’s first Outstanding Leader Award.

Project HELP will present its first Outstanding Leader Award to Dr. James Stelter, Bensenville School District 2 Superintendent of Schools, during its Fifth Annual “Community Begins at Home Breakfast.” 

Powered by YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago, Project HELP is a vital community partner in District 2, offering a wide variety of parent education programs through the BSD2 Full Service Community Schools Program. 

Project HELP will honor Dr. Stelter for making effective change, for his significant contributions to the community, and for his investment in strengthening families.

With the theme “Voices for Change,” Project HELP’s “Community Begins at Home Breakfast” will be held Wednesday, May 6, from 7:30-9 a.m. at Abbington Distinctive Banquets in Glen Ellyn. It will be attended by more than 300 social service workers, government officials, school district representatives, donors, and community supporters, and it will feature keynote speaker Erin Merryn, an author, childhood sexual assault survivor, and child abuse advocate and activist.

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