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SBE Student Member Application Poster

Student Government Opportunity

Attention: Juniors
(2023-2024 Seniors)

Position Open
2023-2024 Student Board Member
California State Board of Education


Who is eligible to apply?

Any student who is a California resident and enrolled in a public high school, will be a senior in good standing in the 2023-24 school year, and will be available to participate in a statewide student leader conference October 30 – November 2, 2022, in Sacramento, is eligible to apply.

What is the position?

The Student Board Member is a full voting member of the State Board of Education, the governing body that sets policy for the state’s public elementary, middle, and high schools.

What is the commitment?

The Student Board Member is asked to (1) attend all regular and special meetings of the State Board, typically at least two days every other month in Sacramento (meetings may be held virtually as dictated by public health circumstances); (2) give sufficient time to review agenda items coming before the State Board; and (3) assume the responsibilities of a full member of the State Board.

When are applications due?

Complete applications must be received in the State Board of Education Office no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 7, 2022. Please submit your application via email at: A single PDF of the application, letters of recommendation, transcript, and supplemental items is preferred.

Where is more information available?

Information is available on the SBE Student Member Application page [], or may be obtained by contacting the California State Board of Education, 2023-24 Student Board Member Application, 1430 N Street, Suite 5111, Sacramento, CA, 95814; by email at

Questions: State Board of Education | | 916-319-0827 
Last Reviewed: Friday, August 5, 2022
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