Board of Education Vacancy

The resignation of Lauanna Recker from the Township High School District 211 Board of Education on June 28, 2017, created an open seat on the seven-member Board which needs to be filled for the remainder of her term.

The remaining six Board of Education members are responsible for appointing a resident of the High School District 211 community to complete the remainder of Ms. Recker’s term, which runs through April 2019. According to Illinois School Code, members of the Board must appoint someone to this position on or before August 14, 2017.

In order to serve on the High School District 211 Board of Education, one must be:

  • a registered voter
  • 18 years of age or older
  • a resident of District 211 for at least one year

Major responsibilities of the Board of Education are to express and represent the view of the community in matters affecting education, determine education standards and goals, adopt policies for the administration of the school system, employ a Superintendent of Schools, authorize the appointment of teachers and other staff members, approve curriculum, secure money for school operational needs and building programs, and authorize expenditures.

Interested individuals should complete an application, and must submit it, along with a cover letter, on or before 4:00 p.m. on July 12, 2017.

The Board of Education will consider all applicants, but will not be limited to applicants in making its decision. For questions, or additional information about this position, please contact the Superintendent’s office at 847-755-6610.


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Palatine, Illinois 60067-7336
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