Anyone interested in being considered for appointment should submit a nomination form
by midnight February 21, 2014 (the deadline has been extended by one week).
Board duties and responsibilities may include:
a. acting as an advocate for students and public education;
b. creating a District vision, mission and goals;
c. hiring, evaluating and working as a unified team with the Superintendent;
d. establishing District priorities through approval of the budget; and
e. monitoring student achievement and approving changes in the academic program.
Time commitments may include:
a. reviewing supporting materials and information in preparation for bimonthly and Special Board meetings;
b. attending quarterly off-site retreats and conferences;
c. participating on at least one committee or outside entity;
d. keeping current on education/world events and issues; and
e. attending high school graduations and occasional community events.
Candidates for appointment must:
a. be an eligible elector and resident of the School District for at least twelve prior consecutive months, as shown on the books of the Douglas County Clerk and Recorder;
b. be a resident of Director District F; and
c. not have been convicted of, pled guilty or no contest to, or received a deferred judgment or sentence for sexual offense against a child.
Any questions may be directed to:
Nona Eichelberger, Secretary
Board of Education
Douglas County School District Re. 1
Douglas and Elbert Counties