Call for Providence School Board applicants

Call for Providence School Board Applicants

PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza Tuesday announced that the Providence School Board Nominating Commission is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the Providence School Board.

“The Providence School Board is an essential partner in improving the Providence Public Schools,” said Mayor Elorza. “I look forward to working collaboratively with the Board to ensure the school system is the best it can be.”

The School Board application deadline is 4:00 PM on Monday, January 25, 2016. The newly selected School Board Member will serve through 2018. The School Board job description and online application are available at

The School Board Nominating Commission will conduct a public forum with selected applicants once the application period has closed. The Commission then makes a recommendation to the Mayor. The Mayor’s school board nominee will then be reviewed by the City Council.  

(release from City of Providence)