High School District 211 Board of Education Seeks Candidates to Fill Open Seat

District 211 logoOn Wednesday, June 28, 2017, Lauanna Recker resigned from the Township High School District 211 Board of Education, effective immediately. Ms. Recker’s resignation creates an open seat on the seven-member Board, which needs to be filled for the remainder of her term.

The remaining six Board of Education members are responsible for appointing a resident of the Township High School District 211 community to complete the remainder of Ms. Recker’s term, which runs through April 2019. According to Illinois School Code, members of the Board must appoint someone to this position on or before August 14, 2017.

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.

Interested individuals should complete an application, and must submit it, along with a cover letter, on or before 4:00 p.m. on July 12, 2017, to:

 

Anna Klimkowicz, Board of Education Secretary

Township High School District 211

G.A. McElroy Administration Center

1750 South Roselle Road

Palatine, IL 60067-7336

 

Applications are available at the District’s five high schools and the G.A. McElroy Administration Center, and an online application is available on the District 211 website (https://adc.d211.org/board-of-education-vacancy/). Applications also can be submitted via email (webmaster@d211.org, use subject line “Board Vacancy Application”) or fax (847-755-6810). The Board of Education will consider all applicants, but will not be limited to applicants in making its decision.

For questions or additional information about this position, please contact the Superintendent’s office at 847-755-6610.