Board Announcement

Notice of Vacancy

Board of Education

Villa Grove Community Unit School District # 302

The Villa Grove Board of Education is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the board. The individual selected will served on the Board of Education from the date of appointment until the regularly scheduled election to be held in April of 2023.

School District Philosophy

Our mission, as a school district, is to enable students to think critically, solve problems, make decisions, and develop necessary skills for productive citizenship and a lifetime of learning.

The Board’s goals are:

  • To interpret the educational needs and aspirations of the community through formulation of policies which stimulate the learner and the learning process.
  • To manage the school system in accordance with Board policy.
  • To provide leadership in order that the goals and objectives of the school system (as set forth in the Board Policy Manual) can be effectively carried out.
  • To maintain two-way communication with the public in order to interpret public attitudes, to identify policies and procedures of the schools, and to encourage public involvement with and understanding of the schools.
  • To develop and provide the data appropriate for the management functions of planning, evaluating, organizing, controlling and executing.

Applicants for the Board vacancy must be:

  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be a resident of Illinois and the Villa Grove Community Unit School District for at least one year immediately preceding the appointment.
  • Be a registered voter
  • Not be a child sex offender
  • Not hold another incompatible public office
  • Not have a prohibited interest in any contract with the District
  • Not hold certain types of prohibited State or Federal employment

Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest and resume to the following address no later than 3:00 PM on Monday, September 20, 2021.

Villa Grove Community Unit School District # 302

Attn: Board President

400 N. Sycamore St.

Villa Grove, Il 61956

Applications may also be submitted via email to BOE@vg302.org