School District 63 Board Member Vacancy
The School District is accepting applications to fill the vacancy resulting from the resignation of School Board Member John C. Jekot. The individual selected will serve on the School Board from the date of the appointment to the next election in April 2015.
East Maine School District 63 Philosophy
The School District, in an active partnership with parents and community, will promote excellence in a caring environment in which all students learn and grow. This partnership shall empower all students to develop a strong self-esteem and to become responsible learners and decision-makers. The School District is committed to developing and using a visionary and innovative curriculum and a knowledgeable and dedicated staff, and sound fiscal and management practices.
Board’s list of qualifications
A School Board member must be, a United States citizen at least 18 years of age, a resident of Illinois and the District for at least one year, a registered voter, be neither a school trustee nor a school treasurer, and not be a child sex offender as defined in State law. A School Board member must also file an economic interest statement as required by the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act.
Some persons may be ineligible for School Board membership by reason of other public offices held or certain types of State or Federal employment.
Applicants should show familiarity with the Board’s policies regarding general duties and responsibilities of a Board and a Board member, including fiduciary responsibilities, conflict of interest, ethics, and gift ban. The Board’s policies are available at www.emsd63.org.
Members of the Board of Education do not receive compensation for their service.
Applications may be obtained at Dr. Donald C. Stetina Educational Service Center, 10150 Dee Road, Des Plaines, Illinois, 60016 beginning Monday, May 20, 2013. Completed applications must be turned in by Wednesday, May 29, 2013 before 4:00 p.m. to Deborah Piazza, Board Secretary.