D211 Post: D211 Board of Education appoints new member to fill vacant seat
The High School District 211 Board of Education has selected Schaumburg resident Steven Rosenblum to fill the vacant seat on the seven-member Board. Mr. Rosenblum’s appointment became effective immediately at the August 3 special Board of Education meeting, and runs through the completion of former elected High School District 211 Board Member Lauanna Recker’s term in April, 2019. Ms. Recker resigned her position on the Board on June 28, 2017.
The District 211 Board of Education received 16 applications for the vacant seat, considering all 16 applicants and interviewing finalists through a series of interviews on July 31 and August 1, before making its decision. In order to serve on the High School District 211 Board of Education, one must be a registered voter, 18 years of age or older, and a resident of District 211 for at least one year. Major responsibilities of the Board of Education are to express and represent the view of the community in matters affecting education, determine education standards and goals, adopt policies for the administration of the school system, employ a Superintendent of Schools, authorize the appointment of teachers and other staff members, approve curriculum, secure money for school operational needs and building programs, and authorize expenditures.