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    District IV (4) School Board Director Appointment

    Seattle School Board Appoints Erin Dury District IV Director The Board of Directors for Seattle Public Schools voted on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 to appoint Erin Dury as the District IV Director representing Central and Northwest Seattle including Magnolia, Queen Anne, and southern neighborhoods in Ballard. Read the appointment announcement.

    Timeline for Appointment

    January 15, 2021: District IV School Board Director appointment process opens with an invitation for candidates to submit a letter of interest, work experience/resume, and photograph.

    • To be eligible for the position, candidates must be a United States citizen and a registered voter of School Board Director District IV.
    • Additional application materials will be requested, including a completed questionnaire and video statement, after the submission of initial application materials.
    • Only those materials provided through the online candidate interest form, candidate photos, questionnaires, and video statements will be posted to the candidate webpages and provided to School Board Directors.
    • Additional materials beyond those requested should not be sent to the School Board Office.

    January 20, 2021: School Board Executive Committee meets to discuss further appointment process details.

    January 29, 2021: Deadline for interested candidates to apply for the District IV School Board Director position and to submit a letter of interest and work experience/resume.

    February 1, 2021: Questionnaire distributed to candidates with a deadline of February 8.

    February 1-5, 2021: Candidates record video statements remotely with support from SPSTV for posting to candidate webpages. Requirements to follow.

    February 5, 2021: Individual candidate webpages published with candidates' letters of interest and work experience/resume as submitted through the application form. Candidates' video statements and completed questionnaires will be added once finalized for all candidates.

    February 8, 2021: Candidate questionnaire responses due.

    February 10, 2021: School Board Executive Committee meets to discuss further appointment process details.

    March 15, 2021: District IV Candidate Forum to be held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The public is invited to join this remote District IV School Board Director Candidate Forum planned and moderated by the NAACP Youth Council.  

    March 24, 2021: School Board votes to appoint one candidate to the District IV School Board Director seat during the Regular School Board meeting. The candidate selected will be sworn in during the Regular Board meeting and take office immediately.

    April 7, 2021: Deadline for the Board to fill the vacancy under Board Policy No. 1115.