We Want You - Board of Trustees Openings

We Want You - Board of Trustees Openings
Posted on 01/19/2023
the Renaissance ACADEMY Knight

Board of Trustees Openings!

The Renaissance Academy Board of Trustees is looking for community members to join our board. This is an opportunity to lean in and have a voice in the strategic plan of the school.  Multiple board seats are available and individuals with financial, educational, and legal expertise are strongly encouraged to apply. We welcome your experience and commitment to one of the most successful charter schools in PA. 

  • The commitment to the Board includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Attendance at the monthly voting meeting on the third Thursday of every month from August to June. These begin at 6:30 PM at Renaissance Academy and can last up to 3 hours.
  • Participation in at least one (two is suggested) Board Subcommittees. Meetings occur after school or during the day per committee member's schedules. Meetings can be at the school or via phone conference for approximately 1 hour monthly.
  • Participation in Student Disciplinary Hearings for violations of school policies. These are scheduled as they as the need arises. They generally are scheduled quickly - within 5-7 days after the need arises. They can last upward of 3 hours
  • Participation in school events such as graduation, open houses, the selection lottery and development/fundraising events.
  • Participation in ad hoc meetings/projects as the need arises.
  • Participation in an annual strategic planning retreat. These mainly occur over two days during summer break.
  • Participation in required Board/State mandated training.
  • Passing a background check.
  • Completing a Statement if Financial Interests from the Pennsylvania Sate Ethics Commission.
  • Taking Pennsylvania required Oath of Office.
  • serve a two-year Board term.
  • Review of required documents and educating oneself on policy prior to voting meeting.

If you are interested in applying, please complete the online application and email your cover letter and resume to Greg Queen Monday, January 30, 2023. 

Note: Applicants must not have a conflict of interest (ex., Family employed at Renaissance Academy) when applying to the board.

Have a question, feel free to reach out to Greg Queen, VP of the Board of Trustees, at [email protected]
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