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Astoria School Board Announces Vacancy

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ASTORIA SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1C

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Board Member Position 3

 

Position #3 - Board Member Information
Astoria School District is seeking to fill a board vacancy Position #3, through June 2023. The requirements for being a school board member include (Policy BBBA):

A person is eligible to serve as a Board member if they are an elector of the district. An “elector” means an individual qualified to vote under Section 2, Article II of the Oregon Constitution. The individual must be 18 years of age or older, registered to vote at least 20 calendar days immediately preceding any election in the manner provided by law and must have been a resident within the district for one year immediately preceding the election or appointment. Additionally, if the district is zoned, the individual must meet the requirements of ORS 332.124 - 332.126. No person who is an employee of the district is eligible to serve as a Board member while so employed. A person who is an employee of a public charter school may not serve as a member of the Board of the district in which the public charter school that employs the person is located.

 

Successful Candidates

The successful candidate will enjoy working as a team and collaborating with school administration, school staff, and other board members with the goal of improving education for all students in the Astoria School District. Strong communication skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate with others are specific skills needed to be an effective school board member.

It is vital that community members applying for the board understand the time commitment that it takes to be a board member. Applicants should consider an average of 5 to 10 hours a month time commitment for school board work.

Please Note: That person selected for Position #3 will complete the term of this position through June 2023. The applicant will need to file in MARCH 2023 for that Board position and be on the ballot for the next Board election in May 2023, in order to continue serving as a Board member in July.

Applications for Position #3 on the Astoria School Board can be attained by going to the district website at www.astoria.k12.or.us. School Board Position #3 applications are due to the District Office by 12:00 P.M., July 8, 2022. Applications can be mailed to the district office at 785 Alameda Avenue or emailed to [email protected]. Emailed applications must be received by 12:00 P.M. on July 8, 2022. Interviews for school board applicants will take place on August 10, 2022 in the early evening.

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