Salina USD 305 is accepting applications for new equity council at-large members. At least six new members will be welcomed.
The Council, made up of community members, staff and students, is accepting applications for approximately six at-large positions*. Interested community members are encouraged to apply before the deadline of May 6, 2019.
Members of the Equity Council were appointed in spring of 2018 and started working that summer. At monthly meetings they review data, information and feedback in order to identify challenging issues. As an advisory group, they produce recommendations and strategies for the USD 305 Board of Education.
Each spring, members are asked to indicate their availability to continue on the council. The membership application is reopened in order to fill any vacancies. Council membership includes:
- 14 at-large community and parent representatives
- 14 school building representatives
- 4 student representatives, 2 from each high school
- 5 representatives to include NEA-Salina, Board of Education, District Administration
Community members interested in participating are asked to complete an application between April 19 – May 6. Applications are available on the district website and at the Superintendent’s Office at 1511 Gypsum. Equity Council members will be announced in late May and will meet regularly during the 2019 – 2020 school year.