Due to the resignation of Cheryl Taylor, Board Vice President, the Duarte Unified School District will have a vacancy on its Board of Education on July 31, 2017. At the Regular Board Meeting of July 20, 2017, the Governing Board announced the process to fill the vacancy by a provisional appointment from among qualified applicants. The school district is requesting all those interested in serving on the school board to submit an application that is available by clicking here or in-person at the District Office.
Return completed applications to the Superintendent’s Office (1620 Huntington Drive, Duarte, CA 91010) or by email to Mercedes Ruiz at email@example.com by the filing deadline of Friday, August 4, 2017, at 4:00 p.m.
To be eligible to apply for appointment to the Governing Board, an individual must be at least 18 years old, be a resident of the Duarte Unified School District, be a registered voter in the State of California, and not be disqualified from holding civil office by the constitution or any law of the State of California. This appointee will hold office until the next regular election in 2018. An employee of the Duarte Unified School District may not be sworn into office as an elected or appointed member of the Governing Board, unless he or she resigns as an employee. If the employee does not resign, the employment will automatically terminate upon being sworn into office. For additional information contact Mrs. Ruiz at 626-599-5037.
Duarte High School students who meet admissions requirements will receive guaranteed admittance to APU, a $10,000 renewable scholarship, application fee waiver, and support with the application process.
The renaissance taking place within Duarte Unified School District (DUSD) has caught the attention of educators not only in our local region, but across the nation who are seeking to become part of the district’s team. As of July 2017, fifty-eight new certificated and classified members join the DUSD staff, a record number of new hires for the district.