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  • Ward 5 - Interim Board Vacancy

    The appointment of a Ward 5 interim Board member will be from the date of the Board appointment until the date of the next Budget Vote and Election on Tuesday, May 16, 2023.

    The Board is seeking applicants from among qualified District residents. The minimum qualifications for candidates for the Board of Education are:

    • Must be a U.S. citizen,
    • At least 18 years old and not adjudged incompetent,
    • Qualified voters in the SchoolDistrict
    • Able to read and write.
    • Must be a resident of the District for a continuous and uninterrupted period of at least one year prior to appointment
    • Must be a resident of Ward 5
    • May not have been removed from any school district office within the preceding one year
    • May not be a current employee of the school board
    • May not reside with another member of the same school board as a member of the same family
    • May not simultaneously hold another incompatible public office

    With schoolchildren as their focus, cognizant of responsibilities to the taxpayer, school board members act officially at the board table, working with other board members and the School Superintendent to serve students and accomplish the District’s mission statement, As a unified community, the East Ramapo Central School District is committed to educating the whole child by providing a healthy, safe, supportive, engaging and challenging learning environment.

    The time commitment includes usually two evening Board meetings a month, one or more committee meetings and invited attendance at a variety of school events and functions as well as some education conferences / workshops.

    Once appointed, you will be required by New York State law to fulfill mandatory training within your first year of service. Relevant Board policies on governance, Board powers, duties and responsibilities are available on the District website, under Board of Education, Policies, in Series 2000 Governance and Operation at https://www.ercsd.org/Page/99 and also on the NYSSBA website at https://www.nyssba.org/member-services/running-for-the-school-board/

    Interested applicants should complete the application form on the District website under District Clerk Forms https://www.ercsd.org/Page/299 and mail, hand-deliver, or email the application with a resume, with the subject, Board Applicant. If you prefer, the application may be completed online and you can upload your resume through the online application by clicking here.

    To ensure that you are considered as a candidate both the completed application and resume must be received no later than Noon on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 by the District Clerk at:


     Kathleen Kivi

    District Clerk

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  • Board of Education Regular Meeting,

    9:00 p.m., TuesdayMay 17, 2022 

    The meeting will be held at 105 South Madison Ave., Spring Valley, NY 10977

    PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Board of Education will hold a Regular meeting on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at 9:00 p.m., at which it will consider all matters lawfully coming before the Board. It is anticipated that the Board may enter an executive session to discuss matters lawfully to be so considered. 

    In accordance with CDC and NYS Department of Health recommendations, in its continued, ongoing effort to curtail the spread of Covid-19 and provide a safe environment, masking and social distancing rules in effect for schools will be followed. Masks are not required.  The Board meeting will also be streamed live on YouTube to facilitate ease of viewing for those who are not able to attend in person. The public will be required to fill in Covid contract tracking sheets in case of Covid cases following the meeting. Masks will be available at the door for anyone who wants one but does not have one.

    Click here on May 17, 2022 for a link to view the 9:00 p.m. meeting live on YouTube.

    Meeting will be held as an in-person meeting and the meeting will also be available live on YouTube.

    Spanish speaking participants who would like to listen to the Board meeting interpreted into Spanish should dial the following conference call number:

    Los participantes de habla hispana que deseen escuchar la reunión  interpretada en español deben marcar el siguiente número de conferencia:

    1-602-580-9528  código de acceso / access code: 3705623

    Technical audio / video issues can be reported by emailing to BoardMeeting@ercsd.org.

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  •  Access ERCSD Board Meeting Agenda

    The District is working to recognize more ways to be conscientious of, and practice sustainability. Reducing paper usage can help us help the environment and reduce our carbon footprint.  The Board is transistioning to phasing out paper handouts at Board meetings and substituting them with electronic access to the agenda and supporting documents.

    English - Please use the camera on your phone or tablet to scan the QR code to access today’s board meeting agenda

    Spanish - Utilice la cámara de su teléfono o tableta para escanear el código QR y acceder a la agenda de la reunión de la junta de hoy

    Haitian Creole - Tanpri itilize kamera a sou telefòn ou oswa tablèt ou pou eskane kòd QR la pou jwenn aksè nan ajanda reyinyon konsèy la jodi a

    Click here to access current meeting BoardDocs agenda.


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  • Board and Budget Videos

    Videos of recent Board of Education virtual meetings are available by clicking here and making your selection from the YouTube playlist.

    The April 23, 2020 Community Meeting video is available by clicking here.

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