NYSCATE Board of Directors Candidate Application Form 2019

"Leading the Transformation of Teaching and Learning through Technology"

**Applicant must be employed or past employment (if retired) at a New York based P-20 educational institution or affiliation.**

The NYSCATE Board of Directors meets approximately four (4) weekends per year, usually in Rochester, NY but occasionally in other locations or virtually. Board of Directors members are expected to make every effort to attend the annual retreat held during a summer weekend (July or August).

Board members are also required to participate in regular Board of Directors conference calls once a month and committee meetings as needed.

Board members are expected to support NYSCATE events whenever possible.

Complete this application AND upload resume by March 15, 2019.

Applicants will be scored using the presented rubric in order to be considered as a slate finalist. A review panel comprised of at least 3 non NYSCATE board members and the elections and nominations committee chairperson will complete the scoring process and present the final slate of candidates to the board for approval. The approved final slate will then be presented to membership for voting. Finalists will be required to record a short video clip introducing themselves as a "Candidate" for the membership to view and to be posted on the NYSCATE website.

Applicants will be notified if they will or won't be moving on to the final membership voting stage.

All questions should be sent to the Elections and Nominations Committee Chair, Dr. Richard Hughes, at rhughes@frontiercsd.org

Access Rubric for Scoring here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/16zUwQi85p9M2UzRk9rsfE_Va1PxTFehgmn7rkZxzi9o/edit?usp=sharing

Email address *
Include your statement of intent here. *
Please consult the rubric for guidance in developing your statement regarding why you would like to serve on the NYSCATE Board of Directors. **Statement of Intent will be published on the NYSCATE website for members to read.**
Resume Upload *
Required
Indicate the position you are seeking. Choose one. *
Please note all positions are each for a three year term. **Directors must be employed (or last past employment) in region selected to apply **
First Name *
Last Name *
Best Telephone # to Contact *
1-123-555-5555
Are you actively working in your current position? *
Name of Employer or Last Past Employer (if retired) *
Name of Supervisor or Last Past Supervisor (if retired) *
to verify employment
Your Title/Position *
Years in your current position or last past position (if retired) *
NYSCATE Active Membership and Attendance
How long have you been a NYSCATE member? If not continuous, list from the last membership date. *
What different NYSCATE functions have you attended? List event and year for the last 5 years. *
Ex: Annual Conference 2013, Hudson Valley 2014
Committee and Volunteer Work - NYSCATE and Other Associations
On what NYSCATE committees or other NYSCATE volunteer work have you been involved? *
Ex: volunteer or presenter at conferences
In which other association(s) are you a member? List for past 5 years and if you're still active. *
Have you held office or served on any committees or volunteered in these associations? *
Indicate your role/capacity and year.
On what other Boards have you served? *
Include organization, role and year. Ex: ISTE, Vice President 2014
Board of Directors Attendance Responsibilities
The NYSCATE Board of Directors meets at least four (4) weekends per year, usually in Rochester, NY but occasionally in other locations or virtually. Board of Directors members are expected to make every effort to attend the annual retreat.

Board members are also required to participate in regular Board of Directors conference calls once a month and committee meetings as needed.

Board members are expected to support NYSCATE events whenever possible.

Will you attend the NYSCATE Annual Retreat to be scheduled on a weekend in the summer? *
Will you be able to attend NYSCATE Board meetings? *
An annual calendar includes at least 4 face-to-face or virtual meetings, a day or more in length, as well as additional board and committee meetings.
Required
Will you be able to attend and support NYSCATE events in your local area? *
Required
Skills and Experience / Alignment with NYSCATE Mission
This section allows candidates to share their expertise, talents and skills they can contribute to the growth of NYSCATE.
Describe specific examples from your professional work which you believe qualify you to be a member of the NYSCATE Board of Directors? (see rubric for guidance) *
What additional skills/experiences do you have that would make you a valuable addition to the NYSCATE Board of Directors? *
Ex: advertising, curriculum work, leadership, financial, negotiation etc
Based on your current experience, what can you contribute to improve NYSCATE and how would you implement this strategy? *
Have you presented at regional, statewide, and/or national conferences in past? If yes, please indicate conference, year and topic.
ISTE Ex: 2014 - Topic: Blending Your Classroom ; iNacol 2013 Topic: Blended Learning Using Free Resources
Describe a large scale program that you helped to implement in your organization or school district and your role. If retired please answer the prompt in terms of your last past employment. *
Feel free to include additional comments to support your nomination here.
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