• Board of Education Seeks Applicants to Fill Vacancy


    The Board of Education is soliciting applicants to serve as an appointed member of the Board of Education until the next regularly scheduled election for governing board members, which is November 2019, or possibly November 2020, depending on the outcome of a November ballot measure to switch to even-year elections. This particular vacancy is an at-large position. The Board of Education is a legislative and judicial body and acts as the policy-forming component for school control, organization, and policy administration.

    The ideal applicant would have the ability and time to fulfill the responsibilities of being a member of the board, including:

    • Participating fully in the work of the board, attending all board meetings and key district events, and studying and discussing policy issues
    • Committing to public education and its mission; understanding educational, social, and economic policy issues
    • Engaging in balancing the needs of many diverse groups; contributing to building and maximizing consensus
    • Contributing to effective board functioning and supporting the authority of the board as a whole

    The Board of Trustees meets every third Monday (barring holiday or scheduling circumstances), at 6 p.m. (earlier for closed session) in the Staff Development Center at 425 Locust Street, Modesto.

    Applicants must currently be, and have been since May 27, 2018, a resident and registered voter in Modesto City Schools’ boundaries. 

    Application materials are available from the district office receptionist at 426 Locust Street, Modesto, or click the link below.

    Applications are due to the district office receptionist no later than noon on Friday, June 22. The Board of Education will hold interviews beginning at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, and continue as needed June 27, making the provisional appointment no later than June 27.

    For more information, please contact the Superintendent’s Office at (209) 574-1616.