Thursday, November 15, 2018
PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced that the Providence School Board Nominating Commission is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Providence School Board.
“Serving on the school board is a great opportunity to be part of the amazing work being done to provide Providence students an education that sets them on a path to success,” said Mayor Jorge O. Elorza. “I encourage those committed to continuously improving our educational system and supporting our families to apply today.”
The nine School Board members are each 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. This year’s applicants are being considered for appointment to a term beginning in 2019 and ending in 2022.
The School Board application deadline is 4:30PM on December 14, 2018. The School Board job description and online application are available at: http://www.providenceri.gov/mayor/providence-school-board-application/.
The School Board Nominating Commission will conduct a public forum with selected applicants at the Providence Career and Technical Academy (PCTA), 41 Fricker Street, on December 18, 2018 at 6:00pm. The Commission then makes recommendations to the Mayor. The Mayor’s school board nominees will then be reviewed by the City Council.