Community Members Sought for WCSD Advisory Committees
Contact: Victoria Campbell
Community Members Sought for
WCSD Advisory Committees
Reno, NV (November 18, 2019) –The Washoe County School District (WCSD) is seeking applicants for several advisory committees. WCSD utilizes a variety of community advisory committees to serve the District’s 64,000 students and their families.
The following committees have current openings:
Group Insurance Committee generally meets monthly, on Thursdays, at 3:30 p.m.
The Committee oversees the activities of and makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees for the Washoe County School District's self-insured medical, dental, and vision programs, the staff Wellness Program, and the Plan's funding instrument.
The Group Insurance Committee is seeking to fill a vacated seat. The eligible applicant must be a retiree of the Washoe County School District.
The term ends on December 31, 2021. The application period is open until Monday, December 2 at 5 p.m.
Career and Technical Education (CTE) Advisory Technical Skills Committee – Meets periodically, generally quarterly in the evenings.
The Committee assists the District in developing and implementing CTE programs, and makes 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.
The committee is seeking to fill a vacated seat for a professional who works in the area of agriculture or natural resources for the term ending June 30, 2021. The application period is open until 5 p.m. on Monday, December 2.
Sexuality, Health and Responsibility Education (S.H.A.R.E.) Advisory Committee - Generally meets monthly, on Wednesdays, at 5:30 p.m.
The committee makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees related to the S.H.A.RE. curriculum, which includes: health promotion and risk education within the context of the world in which students live; the health and safety of the human reproductive system; abstinence, consent, and refusal skills; and positive attitudes and healthy relationships in all life settings.
The committee is seeking to fill two vacated seats:
- Parent/Guardian: The eligible applicant must be a parent/guardian of a Washoe County School District student. The term ends on June 30, 2020.
- Religion: The eligible applicant must be in a religion profession or occupation.
The term ends on June 30, 2021. The application period, which opened on November 7, will close on November 22 at 5 p.m.
For more information and to submit an online application for any of the openings, please visit https://www.washoeschools.net/Page/5410. If the seat is based on professional qualifications, a resume will be required.