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NEW BOARD MEMBER: Jacqueline Dye appointed to fill vacant seat

After interviewing four applicants, the BSD2 Board of Education voted unanimously to appoint Jacqueline Dye to fill a vacant seat on the Board.

Mrs. Dye has more than 20 years of experience in education, having formerly served in preschool and middle school special education teaching positions. For the past 16 years, she has served as a mentor and counselor for youth ages 13-18. In 2019, Mrs. Dye and her husband founded Generation Next Empowerment, a non-profit organization that helps at-risk youth in Chicago complete their education, prepare for jobs, and - if necessary - secure housing. 

Mrs. Dye has been a BSD2 resident for 9 years. She has three sons -- a 23 -year-old who is a Fenton graduate, a 19-year-old who attended Tioga, Blackhawk and Fenton, and a 7-year-old who has attended both Tioga and Johnson Schools. 

Mrs. Dye will officially join the Board at its next regular business meeting on Wednesday, November 17.