Application Now Open: Student Advisors to the Board of Education 2024-25 School Year

The District 208 Board of Education is accepting applications for the Student Advisors to the Board of Education position for the 2024-25 school year.

A student representative will serve as an advisor, non-voting member, to the Board of Education. The Student Advisor gives perspective to both the Board of Education and the student body. The student advisor is excluded from Closed Sessions unless otherwise directed. The Student Advisor will:

• Attend all regular meetings of the District 208 Board of Education during their term.
• Meet with the Superintendent/Principal before each Board of Education meeting to discuss meeting materials.
• Prepare/present on behalf of the student body on meeting agenda items and topics.

The student should be a currently enrolled junior (Class of 2025) in good academic standing (on pace to graduate, good attendance, no major discipline infractions to date, and passed all classes first semester).

The term of office is August 13, 2024, to May 13, 2025.

Application Deadline:
Thursday, April 11, 2024

Tentative Selection Process & Timeline:
• The week of April 15: The Administration will review the applications to ensure the applicants meet all the requirements.
• The week of April 22: Interviews will be conducted (School Board Representatives, Superintendent, and Principal).
• May 14, 2024: School Board approves the recommended candidate.
• August 13, 2024: Student Advisor attends their first Board meeting.