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  • The Parma City School District Board of Education announces a vacant Board position. The term for this appointment expires on December 31, 2021. 

    The timeline for filling this position is as follows: 

    Thursday, November 5, 2020 through 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 13, 2020. Applications available for download on the PCSD Website or pick-up in the lobby of the Administration Center, located at 5311 Longwood Avenue 

    Friday, November 13, 2020 - 2:00 p.m. ~ Deadline for applications to be submitted. Applications to be returned to the attention of: Mrs. Pam Bartkowski, PCSD Board of  Education Office - OR - 

    Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. 

    All current Board of Education Members will review each application received. Based on the number of applications received and the rules of the Ohio Revised Code, submission of an application does not guarantee an interview.

    Friday, November 20, 2020

    • Interviews will be scheduled 

    Monday, November 23, 2020 and/or Tuesday, November 24, 2020 

    • Interviews will be conducted 
    • Applicant must be available when scheduled 

    Tuesday, December 1, 2020 

    • Potential second interviews 

    The procedure for filling vacancies that arise on a board of education is described in Revised Code  Section 3313.11. Due to the Covid-19 Health Pandemic, Sec. 17 (I) of Am. Sub. H.B. 197 of the 133rd General Assembly grants the State Superintendent of Public Instruction the authority to extend or waive  any deadline for action required for filling vacancies during the duration of the Director of Health’s order  under Section 3701.13 of the Revised Code. As such, Paolo DeMaria, State Superintendent has extended  the deadline for filling board of education vacancies from 30 days to up to 60 days after a vacancy occurs, and such action to appoint a new member may take place at any regular or special meeting prior to triggering action by the county probate court. 

    District Administration 

    Charles Smialek, Ph.D. | Superintendent
    Sean Nuccio | Treasurer/CFO 

    Board of Education 

    John Schweitzer | President
    Steven Vaughn l Vice-President
    Amanda Karpus
    Jack C. Krise, Jr. 

    An Equal Opportunity Employer 

    Applications are considered a public record. All personal information (address, phone number, email, etc.) will be redacted from all applications received prior to being posted on the District’s website. 

    Should you have any questions, please contact Pam Bartkowski at 440-885-2324 or 

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Information for Prospective Board Applicants

  • Information for Prospective Board Applicants

    • Regular Meetings are usually scheduled on Thursday evenings beginning at  6:00 PM 
    • Meetings can last anywhere from 30 minutes to several hours. Special Meetings can be called any day of the week with 24-hour notice, so flexibility is needed 
    • Board Members receive $125.00 per regular/special meeting (Compensation cannot exceed $5,00.00 in a calendar year)
    • Each Board Member serves on several of the Superintendents committees, which meet approximately once a month – Board Members are not compensated for these meetings 
    • Board Members are invited to attend many district, school and community events, fundraisers, and open houses 
    • Hospitalization is available to purchase at district cost 
    • Board Members have agreed to contribute $600 each toward three (3) $1,000.00 Board of Education Scholarships awarded through the PTA Scholarship Program
    • PCSD Board Members cannot be employees of the Parma City School District
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