Tom Raffio, Chairman of the State Board of Education, has announced that the State Board of Education is seeking applications from representatives of teachers and educational specialists, higher education and education administration, as well as qualified lay persons vacancies that now exist on the Professional Standards Board (PSB).
The PSB is a 21-member body authorized by state law to advise the State Board of Education regarding professional growth, certification, and governance of the education profession in New Hampshire. Voting membership of the PSB consists of nine classroom teachers and/or education specialists, nine representatives of higher education and/or education administration; two qualified laypersons; and one member of the Department of Education. Currently seven openings exist: two for representative of educators/education specialists, four for representatives of higher education/education administration, and one for qualified lay person.
PSB members are appointed for three-year terms and may serve up to two full terms. The Board meets at least five times a year between September and June.
Applications can be found on the NH Department of Education Web site
or by contacting Dr. Judith D. Fillion, Director, Division of Program Support, NH Department of Education, telephone (603) 271-3855 or Judith.Fillion@doe.nh.gov. Applications must be submitted by June 30, 2013.