SBE Student Member Application Memo
CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION1430 N Street, Suite 5111
Sacramento, CA 95814
For Immediate Release
August 2, 2021
Patricia de Cos, Deputy Executive Director
REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2022-23 STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION STUDENT BOARD MEMBER
The California State Board of Education (SBE) is accepting applications for the 2022-23 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 2022-23 school year, and will be available to participate in a virtual statewide student leader conference October 30 – November 1, 2021, 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, usually in Sacramento; 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. During the COVID-19 pandemic, SBE meetings may be held remotely, consistent with state and local public health orders.
The registration fee for the Student Advisory Board on Education (SABE) conference will be paid by the SBE. When regular in-person meetings resume, the SBE will 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 2022-23 Student SBE Member application, please visit https://www.cde.ca.gov/be/pn/pn/sbestudentmember.asp, or contact the SBE by email at email@example.com or by telephone at 916-319-0393.
Complete applications must be received by the SBE by 5:00 p.m., on Friday, October 8, 2021. Please submit your application via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. A single PDF of the application, letters of recommendation, transcript, and supplemental items is preferred.