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School Board Seeking Applicants for Open Seat

The Shorewood School Board has announced that it will seek applications from residents interested in filling a seat left vacant due to the resignation of Board Member Rob Reinhoffer. Mr. Reinhoffer tendered his resignation at the Board meeting on August 18, effective October 1.

Mr. Reinhoffer served as a member of the School Board for two terms and his current term is set to expire in April 2016.

The School Board will use an established process to seek applications for the open seat. Board policy 133, "Filling School Board Vacancies" states that, "In the event a vacancy occurs on the Board of Education, the vacancy shall be filled by appointment of the remaining members of the Board in accordance with established procedure".

Applicants must be adult residents of Shorewood and must submit a letter of interest and resume to Ms. Kim Grady, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent, c/o Shorewood School District 1701 E. Capitol Dr., Shorewood, WI 53211.

Letters must be postmarked no later than August 31, 2015. The Board will conduct applicant interviews the week of September 8-11, 2015 and select an individual to fill the vacancy by October 1, 2015. The successful candidate will fill the vacancy through April 2016. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to run in the April 2016 School Board election.

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Official Notice of Shorewood School Board Vacancy
Shorewood School District School Board is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy on the School Board

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, the Shorewood School Board is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy on the School Board created by the resignation of Board Member Rob Reinhoffer. The vacancy is being filled in accordance with School Board policy and guideline 133, "Filling Board Vacancies." Qualified electors (persons eligible to vote) in the Shorewood School District may apply to Executive Assistant to the Superintendent, Kim Grady, c/o Shorewood School District, 1701 E. Capitol Dr., Shorewood, WI 53211. Applications should include a resume and a letter of intent that addresses the following:

  • Reason(s) the candidate wants to serve on the Board
  • Background qualifications and experiences relevant to the position
  • Candidate's educational philosophy
  • Candidate's general views regarding role of the Board and role of the Superintendent
  • Candidate's general views on District strengths and areas that may need improvement
  • Candidate's availability for Board duties
  • It is the intent of the Shorewood School Board that the successful candidate will be chosen by a majority vote of the Board by October 1. This person will then serve on the Board of Education from October 1 to the fourth Monday of April, 2016.

    Posted by kwatson on Saturday August, 22, 2015
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