News Release

For Immediate Release

Boise School District Trustee Beth Oppenheimer to Announce Resignation at March 11th, 2024 Board Meeting

Boise, ID -- 02/21/2024 -- Boise School District Trustee Beth Oppenheimer will be moving to Washington, D.C. this spring to pursue a new career opportunity. She will resign from the Boise School Board of Trustees during the March 11th, 2024 meeting of the Board.

“The seven and half years I’ve served the students and families of the Boise School District as a Trustee have been some of the most rewarding years of my life,” said Trustee Oppenheimer. “I will be moving to Washington, D.C. this spring to continue my career in developing education policy and I intend to submit a formal board resignation at the March Board meeting.”

Trustee Oppenheimer was elected to the Board in 2016 and reelected in 2022. As a Trustee and advocate for early childhood education, Trustee Oppenheimer played a key role in the expansion of the District’s PreK program and full-day kindergarten. She was also heavily involved in the District’s Community Relations and Communication efforts, including the development of the District’s Community Schools strategy and the creation of the Board’s Student Advisory Committee.

“The Boise School District’s commitment to student-centered learning, whether for our earliest learners or those preparing for life after high school, is unparalleled,” said Trustee Oppenheimer. “I’ve been so proud to work alongside our administrative team, teachers, students and community members to ensure every voice is heard and all children have the opportunity to succeed.” 

Media requests regarding Trustee Oppenheimer’s service on the Board of Trustees should be directed to Dan Hollar, Public Affairs Administrator. More information regarding the appointment process for a new Trustee will be available following the Board of Trustees official acceptance of the resignation on March 11th. 

News Media Contact:

Dan Hollar

Public Affairs Administrator

Boise School District

8169 W. Victory Rd.

Boise, ID 83709

[email protected]

208.854.4064 (o)

208.890.8309 (c)

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