Application date for Providence School Board extended

Application Date for Providence School Board Extended to January 19, 2015

Post offers opportunity to shape future of Providence Schools

PROVIDENCE, RI
– The Providence School Board Nominating Commission Friday extended the application date for three School Board positions slated to serve from 2015-2018. Candidates with knowledge of finance, human resources and/or policy development are strongly encouraged to apply by January 19 to be considered.

School Board members are appointed to three-year terms. Terms are staggered to have three positions up for renewal every year. School Board members whose terms are expiring may apply and be considered for reappointment to subsequent three-year terms.

The School Board Nominating Commission will conduct a public forum with selected applicants on January 27, 2015 from 6-8pm at the PCTA. The session is open to the public.

The School Board application deadline is 4 p.m. on January 19,, 2015. The School Board job description and online application are available at: http://www.providenceri.com/schools/nominating-commission-application

The School Board Nominating committee will make recommendations to the Mayor. The new School Board nominees will be subject to City Council approval.