Federal Way Public Schools extends application deadline for board director vacancy

Applications will now be accepted through Friday, March 29.

The Federal Way Public Schools Board has extended the deadline for the vacant board director position.

Applications will now be accepted through Friday, March 29 at 4:30 p.m.

Although FWPS originally posted the vacancy following its standard timeline, no applications were submitted by the original deadline of Friday, March 15.

The board is looking for candidates who have experience leading for equity and a passion to serve all student-scholars; have demonstrated involvement in educational environments, and have the ability to work with a diverse, dynamic team operating at the policy level.

Applicants will need to provide two short letters of reference by March 29 along with their application.

Applications may be submitted in person at the FWPS Educational Service Center, 33330 8th Ave. S. in Federal Way, Wash. 98003; mailed to FWPS Educational Service Center, Office of the Superintendent, 33330 8th Avenue South, Federal Way, Wash. 98003; or email signed application to superintendent@fwps.org.

Selected candidates will be interviewed on Tuesday, April 2, beginning at 5 p.m. at the FWPS Educational Service Center. Action on candidate selection will be taken at the special board meeting on April 2.

The selected candidate will take the oath of office on Tuesday, April 23.

For questions about the application process, contact the Office of the Superintendent at 253-945-2013.

For additional information or to download the application,visit the FWPS district website.


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