Grand Erie District School Board is now accepting applications to fill a vacant Trustee position representing Brant County and Norfolk County (Wards 3 and 7). The appointment will last for the remainder of the current electoral term (November 2022).
“Trustees are a crucial link between the communities they serve and the school board,” said Greg Anderson, Chair of the Board. “The ideal candidate will be an advocate for children and youth as Trustees ensure that schools are meeting the diverse needs of students. They must also be connected to the needs of families in Grand Erie and believe in the value of public education.”
Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, a Canadian citizen, be a resident within the geographic jurisdiction of the Grand Erie District School Board, and a voter for Grand Erie. Those interested must complete an application form. Candidates must submit a resume, cover letter and statement of intent with their application form.
The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.
Grand Erie District School Board represents more than 18,000 students in 58 elementary schools and 7,700 students in 14 secondary schools within the City of Brantford and the Counties of Brant, Haldimand, and Norfolk as well as secondary students from Six Nations of the Grand River and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. With a dedicated staff of more than 2,500, Grand Erie remains committed to its goal of Success for Every Student.
Application forms are available here:
More information about the application process is available here.