Highland Park, Highwood and FORT SHERIDAN – The North Shore School District (NSSD 112) Board of Education is currently accepting applications to fill two vacant Board positions. The first seat was vacated by respected board member Jacqueline
Denham, who resigned from her position on December 13, 2016. Ms. Denham’s seat will be filled until the next regularly scheduled election on April 4, 2017. The second vacancy comes after the dedicated, long-time Board President Michael Cohn resigned
on January 3, 2017. This appointee will serve out the remainder of Mr. Cohn’s term, which expires in April 2019.
To apply for the either open Board position, please submit a resume and cover letter indicating what term is being sought to the Board Secretary, Superintendent Dr. Michael Bregy, via email at [email protected] or postal mail/hand delivery to 1936 Green Bay Rd., Highland Park, Illinois 60035. The current Board of Education members will review all submissions after the application period closes and will conduct interviews with selected candidates prior to making a final appointment by majority Board vote.
The application deadline for both open Board positions (serving until the April 4, 2017 and April 2019) is January 10, 2017. Please indicate whether you are interested in the shorter term, longer term or both of the opportunities.
The NSSD 112 Board of Education sets the governing policies for the District and advances the long term vision established in the NSSD 112 Strategic Plan . The Board is charged with a host of obligations including, but not limited to, representing the voice of the community in educational matters, adopting a balanced annual budget, ensuring long term financial viability, negotiating District contracts and approving curriculum practices and programs.
To be eligible to fill the open Board position, applicants must be at least 18 years of age, a resident of Illinois and within the North Shore School District 112 boundaries for at least one year immediately preceding the election, and a registered voter. Individuals holding an incompatible office or certain types of State or federal employment may be ineligible for the position. Child sex offenders are ineligible for School Board membership.
Submitted by North Shore School District 112