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-Press Release, Granville County Public Schools
The Granville County Board of Education will continue with six members until a replacement for District 3 is appointed. Per Policy 2115 – Unexpired Term Fulfillment, the Granville County Board of Education will proceed with the process for filling the District 3 seat made vacant by the resignation of Mr. Rob Rivers effective September 30, 2020.
It is the intent of the Board to identify and appoint a suitable candidate for this position using the process outlined below, with the ultimate goal of serving the students of Granville County Public Schools.
Interested candidates should review the “Duties of the Board” guidelines issued by the NC School Board Association, which may be found at the NCSBA website: https://www.ncsba.org/news-
Candidates should submit a letter of interest, a C.V. or resume, and three letters of recommendation to Ms. Lynn Henderson, by the close of business, September 30, 2020. These documents should provide information that highlights the candidate’s ability and experiences related to education and service to children.
All candidates must reside in District 3 in order to be considered for this position. Proof of residency will be required. District 3 map and information may be found at the Granville County website: https://www.granvillecounty.
During its regular scheduled meeting on October 5, 2020, the Board will review the documents submitted by each candidate and vote to issue invitations to those the Board wishes to interview.
During a special called meeting to be scheduled in October 2020, the Board will interview candidates (the Board will use a list of questions asked of each candidate, chosen at the beginning of the meeting).
At its regular scheduled meeting on November 2, 2020, the Board will vote on who will fill the unexpired term of District 3. Interviews and vote will take place in Open Session.
At a date to be determined, the chosen candidate will take the oath of office.
NOTE: If no suitable candidates are selected, the above process will be repeated as necessary, with new dates selected, until the position is filled.