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Board Vacancy

The Queen Bee School District No. 16 Board of Education is actively seeking district residents who would like to be considered for appointment to fill a vacancy on the Board of Education.


The individual appointed will serve on the seven member board until April, 2021. Candidates will be asked to submit a letter of interest, a cover letter and a brief resume, if one is available. Please submit the required documents to by March 7, 2019.  Applicants’ names will be kept confidential.  Information regarding application procedures can be obtained by calling the district Superintendent’s office at (630)260-6105.


Illinois law requires a school board member to be a citizen of the United States, at least 18 years of age, a resident of the State of Illinois and the school district for at least one year immediately preceding the election, and a registered voter.  Reasons making an individual ineligible for Board membership include holding an incompatible office and certain types of State or federal employment. A child sex offender, as defined in State law, is ineligible for Board of Education membership. Board Policy 2:40, Board Member Qualifications


The Illinois Association of School Boards recommends that a school board member have the ability to work as a member of a team; be willing to spend the time necessary to become informed about the district’s operation; be able to attend board meetings and workshops; have a desire to serve children and the community; have a strong belief in the value of public education; have a well-developed sense of fair play; and recognize that a school district is a complex, multi-million dollar enterprise.