Join us as a Student Representative

Thank you for your interest in the RPSF Student Representative position! Please read the following information about the position before completing the application.
The Rochester Public School Foundation is an independent, nonprofit foundation whose mission is to connect the community and our schools to advance and inspire educational opportunities for all students. You can read more about us here.

The RPSF Student Representatives serve an important role as advisors to the Board of Directors, participating in all meetings and activities of the board. Student Reps also help connect RPSF to their high school community.

Desired qualifications of a student representative include:
+ A sense of dedication to Rochester Public Schools and a desire to support its students and staff.
+ Available to regularly attend monthly board meetings. Board meetings are currently scheduled for the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm, generally lasting 1.5 to 2 hours.
+ Available to attend periodic committee meetings. Committee meetings may be regular (once or twice every month or two) or seasonal (happening only at particular times during the year) and are generally scheduled to accommodate the schedules of the committee members.
+ Willingness to speak up during board meetings to share information, opinions, and perspective.
+ Willingness to serve as a connector between RPSF and their high school community to promote RPSF activities, recruit volunteers, etc.
+ Student representatives to the Board of Directors must be 16 years of age or older and currently enrolled in a Rochester Public Schools high school; however, students younger than 16 are still welcome to complete the application and join one of our committees.

Student representatives will be selected based on a combination of their experience and their responses to the questions about why they are interested in the position and how they could contribute to the Foundation.

The priority deadline for this application is December 1, 2022 at 11:59 pm. If you have any questions, please contact the RPSF President at RPSFPresident@gmail.com. Thank you!.