The following are key dates in the process to fill the District 3 vacancy on the Des Moines School Board:
Natasha Newcomb announces pending resignation effective December 31, 2018
School Board discusses and reaches consensus on appointment process and timeline
November 21 – December 10
Letters of Interest and Resumes may be submitted by individuals interested in filling the vacancy
“How the School Board Works” workshop from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Central Campus Multi-Purpose Room (click here to register)
Noon deadline to submit Letters of Interest and Resumes
Regular School Board Meeting – Distribution of Applications to Board for review
School Board meets at 4:30 PM. at 2323 Grand Avenue to review and score applicants, and to discuss and determine top 3 candidates to interview
All applicants will be contacted regarding status by this date with at least 3 finalists invited to interview with the School Board
Public interviews of candidate finalists beginning at 5:30 PM in the Multi-Purpose Room at Central Campus. School Board will meet immediately following interviews to discuss and determine appointment.
Interviewed finalists notified by this date
Natasha Newcomb’s resignation from District 3 seat effective.
January 8, 2019
Appointed District 3 member sworn in at Regular School Board Meeting
February 2, 2019
Full Board and Superintendent governance work session – full day (times TBD)
January 8 – November 19, 2019
Period of service for newly appointed District 3 School Board member
November 5, 2019
School Board Elections. The District 3 seat will be on the regular ballot in this election for a 4-year term.
November 19, 2019
Elected District 3 School Board member sworn in at regular meeting for new 4-year term.