NEWS RELEASE -- Applications Accepted through Noon, Tuesday, Feb. 16 for Board of Education Vacancy

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th 2016


NEWS RELEASE from the San Diego Unified School District, February 10, 2016

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH NOON, TUESDAY, FEB. 16 FOR BOARD OF EDUCATION VACANCY

SAN DIEGO -- Registered voters in Subdistrict E of the San Diego Unified School District can apply for the vacant Board of Education seat through noon, Feb. 16, 2016.

Applicants will be considered by the Board of Education at a special Board meeting scheduled at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, in a Subdistrict E location to be determined. The Board is to select three finalists Feb. 17 to be interviewed, with a final vote coming on Feb. 23, under a schedule approved at its Feb. 9 meeting.

The application and other information are posted on the district's website at sandiegounified.org/districte. Copies of the information are also available at the Board of Education office at the Education Center, 4100 Normal Street, Room 2231, San Diego (92103).

Michael McQuary, Board of Education President, praised the open process selected by his colleagues on the Board of Education.

“I'm sure we will attract the most dedicated, qualified public servants to fill the vacancy,” McQuary said.

By California law, to be considered for appointment, applicants must be: at least 18 years old; a citizen of California; a registered voter of the district; and a resident of Subdistrict E of the San Diego Unified School District for 30 days immediately preceding this application.

Subdistrict E is in the southeastern section of the City of San Diego. The following is a list of schools located within Subdistrict E, although as the Subdistrict boundaries are not identical to the school-attendance boundaries, a parent/guardian of a child who attends a school in the Subdistrict may live in another Subdistrict and not be eligible for this Board seat.

High schools in the Subdistrict are Crawford, Lincoln and Morse. Other schools in the Subdistrict are Bell, Clark, Mann, Knox and Millennial Tech middle schools; SCPA and Twain-Morse atypical schools; and Audubon, Fulton, Penn, Bethune, Hamilton, Perry, Boone, Horton, Porter, Carver, Ibarra, Rolando Park, Chollas/Mead, Johnson, Rosa Parks, Clay, Lee, Valencia Park, Encanto, Marshall, Webster, Euclid, Nye, Zamorano, Fay, Oak Park, Freese, Paradise Hills elementary or K-8 schools.

Contact the Board Office at 619-725-5550 or board@sandi.net for more information.

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CONTACT: Linda Zintz, Communications Director, San Diego Unified School District, 619-725-5578.

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