African American university students in a classroom.
African American university students in a classroom.

SACRAMENTO – Youth are being asked to make their voices heard.The California State Board of Education (SBE) is now accepting applications for the 2016–17 Student Board Member position.

Any student who is a California resident and enrolled in a public high school, will be a senior in good standing in the 2016–17 school year, and will be available to attend a statewide student leader conference November 1-4, 2015 in Sacramento, is eligible to apply.

For more information about the 2016–17 Student SBE Member application, please visit http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/pn/pn/sbestudentmember.asp, or contact the SBE by email at sbe@cde.ca.gov or by telephone at (916) 319-0827.

Complete applications must be received by the SBE by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 12, 2015.