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Appointment Process for Board of Education


The Westside Community Schools Board of Education is no longer acception applications from District residents interested in serving on the Board of Education to fill a vacancy.  Appointment will be for the remainder of the vacant seat, which runs through May 31, 2018.  The following details the process in which a new board member will be named.

Legal Requirements: An applicant must be a registered voter residing in the Westside Community Schools school district.

Time Commitment: Board meetings are generally twice a month with extended time required for preparation prior to meetings, along with any other scheduled meetings, training, and seminars as well as attendance and involvement in District activities and with the community.

Application Process

Interested persons must submit a letter to the Board of Education that contains:

Applications must be submitted (either by U. S. mail or in person) by the deadline* to:

David Williams, President – Board of Education

Superintendent’s Office

ABC Building

909 So. 76th Street,

Omaha, NE 68114

*Applications must be received in the Superintendent’s Office no later than September 2,

2016 at 4 p.m. in order to be considered.  

Applications received in the Superintendent’s Office after 4 p.m. on September 2, 2016, will not be considered (including any application sent via mail prior to the deadline but not received by the Superintendent’s Office until after 4:00 p.m. on September 2, 2016).

After September 2nd applicants are not permitted to discuss applications or the appointment process with individual board members.  Questions should be directed to the Office of the Superintendent (402) 290-2105.

Names of applicants and information submitted are public records in accordance with Nebraska laws.  Interviews will be conducted by the board at a public board meeting.

Procedures for Appointment

ELEMENTARY | Start 8:40 - Dismiss 3:30 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 3:00 )
MIDDLE SCHOOL | Start 8:00 - Dismiss 3:15 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 2:45 )
HIGHSCHOOL | Start 8:00 - Dismiss 3:10 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 2:50 )