Student member for State Board Education sought

The application and supporting documents for the student member to the State Board of Education are available on the Department’s website or contact Jody Crane at:

The term of the student member starts May 1, 2013, and ends April 30, 2014. The Board meets at least seven times during that term, with most meetings taking place in the Grimes State Office Building in Des Moines. The deadline for submitting an application with all required documents is Feb. 1.

Besides being a full-time, regularly enrolled 10th or 11th grade student in a public high school, the student must meet these requirements:

  • Has a GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale) or 3.75 (5.0 scale)
  • Has attended his/her present high school at least the past two consecutive semesters (or the equivalent thereof)
  • Demonstrates participation in extracurricular and community activities, as well as an interest in serving on the board

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