WCSD Seeks Applicants for Committees

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For Immediate Release
Contact: Victoria Campbell
775.333.3789
775.772.2907
vcampbell@washoeschools.net 

 

 

WCSD Seeks Applicants for Committees

 

 

Reno, NV (April 16, 2019) – The Washoe County School District (WCSD) is seeking applicants for several of its advisory committees. WCSD utilizes a variety of community advisory committees to serve the District’s 64,000 students and their families. To apply, please submit an online application by clicking here before 5 p.m. on April 29, 2019.

 

All community member and parent terms listed below are two-year terms, slated to begin June 30, 2019 and end on June 30, 2021. All high school student terms are one-year terms, slated to begin June 30, 2019 and end on June 30, 2020.

 

Audit CommitteeMeets periodically, generally quarterly

The Audit Committee assists the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities by reviewing and submitting to the Board the results of external and internal audit risk assessments, reports, and recommendations related to the District’s operations, financial and other reporting obligations, internal control processes, and compliance with laws, regulations, and ethics.

 

  • Community member (and Washoe County resident) with a background in business, finance, auditing, or the law

 

 

 

Capital Funding Protection Committee and Oversight Panel for School Facilities - Meets periodically, generally every other month

The Capital Funding Protection Committee and Oversight Panel for School Facilities make recommendations related to the oversight of capital expenditures for the acquisition, construction, repair, and revitalization of schools.

 

  • Community member who works in the construction industry
  • Community member who works in the gaming industry

 

 

 

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Advisory Technical Skills Committee and Council on Career and Technical Education - Meets periodically, generally quarterly

 

The CTE Advisory Technical Skills Committee and Council on Career and Technical Education assist the District in developing and implementing CTE programs, and make recommendations to the Superintendent to establish a cooperative mechanism for local business and industry to support the instruction, facilities, and equipment necessary for the programs, and to help secure employment for students who complete the programs.

 

  • Community member who works in the industry of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • WCSD CTE High School Student

 

 

 

School Naming Committee - Meets periodically, generally monthly

 

The School Naming Committee makes recommendations related to the naming of new schools. For a list of Trustee District locations and maps, please visit https://www.washoeschools.net/Page/518

 

  • Community member residing in Trustee District A
  • Community member residing in Trustee District C
  • Community member residing in Trustee District G
  • WCSD High School Student

 

 

 

Sexuality, Health and Responsibility Education (S.H.A.R.E.) Advisory Committee - Meets periodically, generally monthly

 

The S.H.A.R.E. Advisory Committee evaluates and makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees related to the District’s S.H.A.R.E. curriculum.

  • Parent/Guardian Representative
  • Counselor OR High School Student (only one position open and can be filled with either)

 

 

 

Student Wellness Advisory Committee Meets periodically, generally quarterly

 

The Student Wellness Advisory Committee makes recommendations to the Superintendent related to student wellness issues, which includes nutrition and physical activity.

  • Community Member from the health arena, to include areas such as nutrition, physical fitness and wellness
  • An at-large member that could be parent/guardian, WCSD staff, or community member
  • WCSD Teacher of Physical Education
  • WCSD Teacher of Culinary Arts
  • WCSD Middle or High school Administrator
  • WCSD High School Student

 

 

 

Zoning Advisory Committee - Meets periodically, generally monthly

 

The Zoning Advisory Committee evaluates and makes recommendations related to school attendance zones. For a list of Trustee District locations and maps, please visit https://www.washoeschools.net/Page/518

 

  • Community member or parent residing in Trustee District F
  • An at-large member that could be parent/guardian, WCSD staff, or community member

 

 

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