UTAH STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
Name of organization: Advisory Committee on Equity of Educational Services for Students (ACEESS)
Date Posted: February 3, 2016
Date nominations are due to Board Secretary: April 1, 2016
Brief background of what the organization does and the reference in statute or rule establishing the organization: The Utah State Board of Education adopted a Resolution in its January 7, 2016 meeting to establish ACEESS, a new advisory committee to the Board. The Resolution can be found at here.
The purpose of the committee is to advise the Board regarding the Board’s efforts to support equity of educational services for students.
Who the group advises: Utah State Board of Education
Number vacancies: 15
Specific representation needed for each vacancy and terms of appointment:
- 2 persons representing American Indians
- 2 persons representing African American/Blacks
- 2 persons representing Asian Americans
- 2 persons representing Hispanic/Latino Americans
- 2 persons representing Pacific Islander Americans
- 5 persons with expertise or experience serving students who are at risk for under-achievement.
Initially, one member from each of the first five groups will be appointed for a 1-year term and one member will be appointed for a 2-year term. In the last category, three of the members will be appointed for a 2-year term, and 2 members for a 1-year term.
Meetings: The Committee will meet monthly.
Other information: Candidates for the committee will be interviewed by the Board, beginning on March 17.
Contact for questions: Emilie Wheeler, 801-707-8421 or Lorraine Austin, 801-538-7517.
Nomination and Resume Submission: If you are interested in serving on this committee, please submit by March 4, 2016 a resume with information pertinent to this position and a statement of interest, including any relevant qualification and experience to Lorraine Austin at email@example.com.