Leadership Opportunity for Students!

Mon, 11/01/2021 - 6:09pm

Attention Students!

Are you passionate about student leadership? Are you someone who wants to voice your opinions and make a difference? Do you want to be a part of making history? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then keep reading!

Each year, one HCPSS student is elected, by the HCPSS student body, to represent the student voice as a member on the Board of Education. Again this year, HCPSS is thrilled to offer our annual "Student Member Convention", where Student Delegates from each middle and high school will select the two candidates who will run for the Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB). The date, time and location of the Student Member Convention will be announced at a later date.

We are seeking students who are interested in serving as a Student Delegate to the Student Member Convention. As a delegate, students will serve as leaders by working with other delegates to select the two SMOB candidates, and promote the SMOB position at our school. This is a tremendous opportunity for students to lead and serve both your peers and community - in a challenging and rewarding capacity.

A successful delegate will....

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of the Student Member
  • Demonstrate respect for the ideas of others.
  • Work well with other students.
  • Evaluate the Student Member applicants before convention.
  • Complete a training program for delegates on February 10, 2021 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. location TBD.
  • Give and receive constructive feedback.
  • Serve as a representative leader.
  • Demonstrate cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Promote the position of Student Member of the Board.

Students who wish to apply to serve as a delegate to the Student Member Convention and select the final 2 candidates for Student Member of the Board of Education must:

  • Submit a Student Delegate Application to Mrs. Shindel by November 30, 2021: https://forms.gle/EnVySf8iZcMAeUQ3A 
  • Request TWO staff members to complete and submit the Student Delegate Evaluation forms by November 30, 2021 (you must send them the form): https://forms.gle/sBZWijc2xWFyvDdg6
  • Complete an interview with Mrs. Shindel and the selection committee. 

Important Note: ​Make sure you are logged in to your HCPSS account in order to access the application! 

After November 30, Mrs. Shindel will email all students with completed applications to let them know the date and time of their interview.

Reach out to Mrs. Shindel if you have any questions! melissa_shindel@hcpss.org
For more information, visit this link to access and explore a student created portal, which will guide you through all of the steps to get involved in selecting the next Student Member of the Board for 2022-2023: https://simplebooklet.com/policy2010guide