YONKERS, NY – April 25, 2012 – Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano has today called for submissions to fill an upcoming vacancy with regard to the Yonkers Board of Education Board of Trustees. Mayor Spano asks interested applicants to apply online at www.yonkersny.gov where the Education Redesign Team (ERT) will serve as a blue ribbon panel and review all submissions. As promised before he took office, Mayor Spano convened the ERT to review and recommend innovative reforms to the Yonkers Public School system.
“I encourage qualified and committed Yonkers residents to apply for the new vacancy with our Board of Education,” said Mayor Spano. “The Board of Ed is possibly the most important board in the City as it serves our schools, striving to provide the best in quality education for our children.”
Once the Education Redesign Team reviews all applicants, the team will provide its recommendation to Mayor Spano, who will then appoint the new board member. The Board of Education vacancy comes as Boaerd od Education Vice President Trustee Reverend Gerald (Yaroslav) Sudick leaves his position at the end of April.