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SBE Student Member Application Memo

State of California
Gavin Newsom, Governor
CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
1430 N Street, Suite 5111
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-319-0827
Fax: 916-319-0175

For Immediate Release

August 5, 2022

Contact

Carolyn Pfister, Education Administrator
sbe@cde.ca.gov

REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2023-24 STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION STUDENT BOARD MEMBER

The California State Board of Education (SBE) is accepting applications for the 2023-24 Student Board Member position. 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.

The estimated time commitment required for the Student Board Member will be at least two consecutive school days every other month to attend regular State Board meetings, in Sacramento (meetings may be held virtually as dictated by public health circumstances); a one-day orientation; sufficient time to review the agenda materials in advance of the meetings, which may include consultation with board staff for background information related to agenda issues; additional time for handling other Board-related business; and time to attend selected advisory group meetings, student meetings, workshops, and conferences.

The registration fee for the Student Advisory Board on Education (SABE) conference will be paid by the SBE. The SBE will also cover expenses for travel, lodging, and meals in the amount allowed by state regulations. The State Board’s Student Board Member receives a $100 stipend for each day’s service on official business.

For more information, including the 2023-24 Student SBE Member application, please visit https://www.cde.ca.gov/be/pn/pn/sbestudentmember.asp, or contact the SBE by email at sbe@cde.ca.gov.

Complete applications must be received by the SBE by 5:00 p.m., on Friday, October 7, 2022. Please submit your application via email at: sbe@cde.ca.gov. A single PDF of the application, letters of recommendation, transcript, and supplemental items is preferred.

Last Reviewed: Friday, August 5, 2022
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