Due to a recent resignation of a school board member, the Cheboygan County Democratic Party is asking for anyone interested in serving to please send a resume or letter of interest by 4:00pm on Friday, January 13th, 2023 to:
Paul Clark, Superintendent, Cheboygan Area Schools, 7461 N. Straits Hwy, Cheboygan, Mi. 49721. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Those interested in serving on the Cheboygan Area Schools, Board of Education must be at least 18 years old, a registered voter, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of the schools district. Please call 231-627-4436 for any further information.
The newly appointed member will serve the remainder of the term ending on December 31, 2024.
According to the Michigan Association of School Boards the essential attributes of an effective board member are:
Be prepared to participate responsibly.
Focus on serving all children.
Remember that your identity is with the community, not the staff.
Represent the community, not a single constituency.
Be responsible for group behavior and productivity.
Honor divergent opinions without being intimidated by them.
Use your special expertise to inform your colleagues’ wisdom.
Be aware of the community and staff’s perception of the board.
Think upward and outward more than downward and sideward.