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UPDATE: Notice of Vacancy/Call for Nominations: Advisory Committee on Equity of Educational Services for Students (ACEESS)


Name of organization:  Advisory Committee on Equity of Educational Services for Students (ACEESS)

Date Posted: January 23, 2017

Date nominations are due to Board Secretary:  ASAP

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:  4

Specific representation needed for each vacancy and terms of appointment: 

    • 1 persons representing Asian Americans
    • 1 person representing African American/Blacks,
    • 2 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:  Monthly.

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 answer the Advisory Group Questionaire and submit those responses with a resume and any other information pertinent to this position, including any relevant qualification and experience to Lorraine Austin at

Utah State Board of Education
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