August 24, 2021 – Due to board member Levi Miller moving out of the district, the Tuscola School Board has an open seat to fill. The Board of Education is elected utilizing Township and Range. Each Township and Range can have up to three members elected from it. Township 16N Range 8E has three members elected to the current school board. This Township and Range is located North of Route 36 to the district boundaries. There are two exceptions to this statement. If you live North of Route 36 and West of 600E or East of 1200E, you are not in Township 16 N Range 8 E. If you live south of Route 36, you will be eligible to apply for the open seat.
If you are not sure what Township and Range you are registered in, please call the Douglas County Clerk and Recorder at 217-253-2411.
a. United States Citizen
b. Be at least 18 years of age
c. A resident of Illinois and the District for at least 1 year immediately preceding the appointment
d. Be a registered voter
e. Not a child sex offender
f. Not hold another incompatible public office
g. Not have a prohibited interest in any contract with the District
h. Not be a school trustee
i. Not hold certain types of prohibited State or Federal Employment
HOW TO APPLY:
Individuals interested in applying should submit a letter highlighting their qualifications and indicating why they would want to serve on the Tuscola CUSD 301 School Board.
DEADLINE AND INTERVIEW:
The deadline to submit a letter of interest is September 7.
Interviews will be set for a later date.
Please submit your letter to:
Tuscola CUSD 301
Superintendent Gary Alexander
409 S. Prairie
Tuscola, Il 61953
You may also email your letter to Gary Alexander at email@example.com Please put Tuscola Board Application in the subject line.