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August 19, 2021

Teutopolis Unit #50 Seeks Board Member Applications 

Teutopolis Community Unit School District #50 Board of Education is accepting letters of interest to fill two vacancies resulting from the resignations of Brad Koester and Mike Ritchie. The individual selected will serve on the Board of Education from the date of appointment through the April 2023 election. 

According to Illinois state law, a school board member must the following guidelines: 

  • Be a United States citizen

  • Be at least 18 years of age

  • Be a resident of Illinois and the District for one year immediately preceding appointment

  • Be a registered voter

  • The following disqualifiers also apply: child sex offender, hold another incompatible public office, have a prohibited interest in any contract with the District, be a school trustee, and/or hold certain types of prohibited Sate or Federal employment. 

  • Since there are already three Board members who live in St. Francis Township, applicants must be from another township within the district boundary. 

Letters of application should be mailed to Board of Education or dropped off at the Unit #50 Board Office at 801 W. Main Street, PO Box 607, Teutopolis, IL 62467. Applicants should consider including contact information and qualifications relevant to the office and why he/she would like to be a member of the Board of Education. Deadline for applications is Friday, September 10, 2021 at 3:30pm.