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SAN JOSE, CA – The Santa Clara County Committee on School District Organization, the elected body responsible for school district organization and boundaries, will hold an election on December 5, 2019, to fill three seats. Voters in the election are the designated school board members of each school district in the county. County Committee members serve four-year terms. The primary responsibilities of the County Committee are the reorganization of school districts (through territory transfers and unification) and the establishment and rearrangement of governing board trustee areas in the school districts.
There are eleven seats on the County Committee – two from each of the five county supervisorial districts and one at-large seat. This year, three seats are up for election, one each in Supervisorial Districts 1, 3, and 5.
Any eligible person who would like to be considered as a candidate for appointment is invited to submit an application, the materials must be submitted by 5:00 November 15, 2019. Applicants must be registered voters and must reside within the Supervisorial District in which they wish to run. Supervisorial District 1 encompasses all or parts of the following school districts: Cambrian, Franklin-McKinley, Gilroy Unified, Lakeside Union, Loma Prieta Joint Union, Los Gatos Union, Morgan Hill Unified, Oak Grove, San Jose Unified, Saratoga Union, and Union. Supervisorial District 3 encompasses all or parts of the following school districts: Alum Rock Union Elementary, Berryessa Union, Cupertino Union, Evergreen, Milpitas Unified, Mount Pleasant, Mountain View Whisman, Oak Grove, Orchard, San Jose Unified, Santa Clara Unified, and Sunnyvale. Supervisorial District 5 encompasses all or parts of the following school districts: Campbell Union, Cupertino Union, Los Altos, Moreland, Mountain View-Whisman, Palo Alto Unified, Santa Clara Unified, and Saratoga Union.
Applicants can verify residency in Supervisorial Districts 1, 3, or 5 by calling the Santa Clara County Office of Education at (408) 453-6869.
The candidates selected cannot be employed by the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) or any school district while serving on the County Committee. School district board members are eligible to serve.
For more information on the County Committee, please visit the following website:
Interested individuals should submit a letter that includes interests and qualifications for the position. Submit materials to Santa Clara County Committee care of Suzanne Carrig, 1290 Ridder Park Drive, San Jose, CA 95131-2304, or fax to (408) 453-6525. For further information, contact Suzanne Carrig at (408) 453-6869.
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About the Santa Clara County Office of Education
Working collaboratively with school and community partners, the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) is a regional service agency that provides instructional, business, and technology services to the 31 school districts of Santa Clara County. The County Office of Education directly serves students through special education programs, alternative schools, Head Start and State Preschool programs, migrant education, and Opportunity Youth Academy. The SCCOE also provides academic and fiscal oversight and monitoring to districts in addition to the 22 Santa Clara County Board of Education authorized charter schools.