Sunday, 14 August 2022

Mendocino County Board of Education invites applicants to fill board vacancy

UKIAH, Calif. – The Mendocino County Superintendent of Schools recently invited qualified members of the public interested in promoting excellence in education to apply for a vacancy on the County Board of Education in Trustee Area 1, which encompasses the Calpella, Potter Valley, Redwood Valley, Talmage and Eastern Ukiah areas.

The Mendocino County Office of Education, or MCOE, serves as the local office for the California Department of Education.

It provides educational leadership, resources, and services to schools to ensure an array of educational opportunities for all students through collaborative efforts with local communities and agencies.

The Board of Education trustees oversee these efforts by ensuring compliance with board policies, responding to petitions, conducting public hearings, developing and releasing information, and analyzing proposals.

It also promotes the implementation of research-based strategies in MCOE programs such as Alternative Education, Workforce Development and Special Education.

The Board of Education generally meets the second Monday of each month with additional workshops or committee work as needed.

Applicants for the Area 1 Trustee must be registered Mendocino County voters who reside within Trustee Area 1.

They may not be employed by the Mendocino County Office of Education or by a school district within the jurisdiction of the Mendocino County Superintendent of Schools.

Anyone residing in Trustee Area 1 who is interested in becoming a candidate for this position should complete the application posted on the MCOE Web site at

Applications are also available at the MCOE office at 2240 Old River Road in Ukiah.

Contact contacting Katie Pearson for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 707-467-5033.

The deadline for submitting letters of intent and questionnaires is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28.

The board will interview qualified candidates and share recommendations at their regularly scheduled meeting on October 8 at Laytonville Unified School District.

The new board member will be sworn in and attend their first meeting on Dec. 10.

The trustee’s term ends Dec. 2, 2022.

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