Students: Apply for School Board Position by March 21st!
Applications due March 21
TOWSON, MD. – Baltimore County Public Schools students in Grades 10 and 11 are encouraged to apply to become the student member on the Board of Education of Baltimore County.
The selected student will be an official member of the Board of Education for one year beginning in July 2014. As a board member, the selected student will represent all BCPS students and will vote on all issues except collective bargaining, capital and operating budgets, school openings and closings and boundaries.
Ideal candidates will be in good academic standing and active in their schools and communities. To apply, a student must complete a brief application; write a one-page essay; submit letters of recommendation from his or her principal, school counselor, English teacher, faculty advisor for a school organization in which he or she is involved, and adult advisor for a community group in which he or she is involved; and submit an official school transcript and copy of his or her most recent report card.
The position description, summary of application steps, and application are available online at http://www.bcps.org/students/bcsc/smob.html. Applications are due to the Office of Family and Community Engagement (6901 N. Charles Street, Towson, MD 21204) by Friday, March 21, 2014.
Top candidates will be interviewed on Tuesday, April 8, and the selection committee will recommend a potential nominee for consideration for appointment by the governor.