GARY | Thea Bowman Leadership Academy Charter School will have two school board vacancies for a term beginning July 1 and ending June 30, 2016. Any citizen interested in serving on the board should submit a letter of interest and a resume or vita addressed to: Drexel Foundation for Educational Excellence, Inc., P. O. Box 4661, Gary, IN 46404 on or before Tuesday.
Regular monthly meetings of the TBLA School Board are held at 6 p.m. on the last Wednesday of each month in the elementary building cafeteria, 975 W. 6th Ave. Regular attendance at monthly meetings is a requirement.
Characteristics desired for effective leadership on the TBLA School Board include, but are not limited to a willingness to commit the time and energy to the work that needs to be done; a willingness to support the school through service and positive contacts with the community, proven skills in business, trades or life experiences, ability to work harmoniously with those of diverse opinions, cultures, backgrounds, and a familiarity with the general goals of education and the educational needs of the Gary community.