December 12, 2008

Chula Vista Elementary School District Seeking to Fill Board Vacancy

Board of Education meeting decides on appointment process to replace Bertha López.

The Board of Education requests that eligible candidates submit a letter of intent with responses to two questions and two letters of recommendation to Max Batangan, Assistant to the Superintendent and Board of Education, 84 East J Street, Chula Vista, CA 91910. Applications must be received no later than December 30, 2008, at 5:00 p.m. All applications will be date and time stamped.

To be eligible for consideration to fill the vacant position, applicants must be 18 years of age or older, a citizen of the state, a resident of the school district, a registered voter, and not legally disqualified from holding civil office.

At the December 9, 2008, Board of Education Meeting, the Board approved a community process to paper screen applicants for eligibility. The Screening Team will consist of the Board President and Vice President; Chairs from the Budget Advisory Committee, DAC, DELAC, PTA, and Special Education; and an at-large parent volunteer who will be randomly selected.

At the Regular Board of Education meeting on January 20, 2009, the Board will review eligible applications and finalize approximately five to seven finalists.

To request an application be mailed or for more information, please contact Max Batangan at 619-425-9600, extension 1311 or email:

The application is also available on the District’s website:

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