SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Board of Education is looking for a resident to fill the board member vacancy.  The appointed position will end on December 31, 2020. The seat became available when the board of education voted to accept Karen Scott's resignation at the special meeting on Thursday, March 12.

Anyone interested in applying for the position should send a cover letter and resume to Pam Hinman, Board Secretary at the Sparta Board of Education, 18 Mohawk Avenue, Sparta.  Resumes must be submitted by close of business on April 17, 2020.

The board of education voted to hold the interviews in public at the April 27 meeting.

Scott's term was due to expire in 2021.  The one-year position will be on the ballot in November along with three 3-year positions.