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GIPS opens application process for Board of Education Ward A

Grand Island Public Schools is seeking a Board of Education member for Ward A to replace Kelly Enck. 

“Mrs. Enck let us know that her last meeting will be December 10, 2020. She is resigning due to moving her residence to a different area of Grand Island outside of Ward A,” said GIPS School Board President Bonnie Hinkle.

When a board member resigns, the remaining Board of Education members have the responsibility to interview and appoint a new member. Applications are due November 30, 2020, by 4:30 p.m.

Persons interested should have a genuine interest in and devotion to public education, a willingness to give time and effort to the work, a capacity for understanding people and the ability to work cooperatively with others. No member of the Board of Education shall be a certified employee of Grand Island Public Schools.

Interested applicants may complete the application here. Applicants can also print an application, complete it and return it to Michelle Simmons, Kneale Administration Building, P.O. Box 4904, Grand Island, NE 68802 or If the application is mailed it must be received by 4:30 p.m. on November 30, 2020; not just postmarked. 

The Board of Education will hold interviews on December 3, 2020 beginning at 6:30 p.m. The newly appointed board member will be seated on January 14 at 5:30 p.m. The newly appointed member will need to attend Board of Education onboarding on December 18, 2020 from noon - 5:00 p.m. and January 12, 2021 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

The appointed applicant will finish the final two years of Enck’s term, expiring January 6, 2023.

Please address questions to Michelle Simmons, 308-385-5900 extension 1140 or

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