Candidate Info

Four Year Term Candidates (3 Seats Available)

Two Year Term Candidates (1 Seat Available)

Board Member Duties & Characteristics

What does a Board Member do?

Characteristics of a Board Member:

  • desire to serve children and the community, and a strong belief in the value of the public schools
  • ability to work as a member of a team, including an open mind and ability to engage in give-and-take
  • willingness to spend the time required to become informed and to do the homework needed to take part in effective school board governance
  • respect for the needs and feelings of other people, a well-developed sense of fair play and the ability to listen and communicate well
  • recognition that the school district may be the largest business in town and that the board is responsible for ensuring that business is well managed

Board Candidate Qualifications

To be qualified to run for the Board of Education, a candidate must:

  • Be a registered voter in the school district for at least 12 consecutive months before the election (November 2021)
  • Not have been convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child
  • Because school director elections are nonpartisan, candidates may not campaign as members of a political party.

IMPORTANT DATES

October 11, 6-8 p.m.: Watch the recording of our candidate forum here: 
www.thepirateer.com.

November 2: Election Day.

November 10: Unofficial results of election finalized.