Get On Board - School Board Member Recruitment


  • Put children first.  A qualified school board candidate should believe that every student deserves an equal, quality education. They should have a true commitment to the successful future of all students in the district and a proven history of advocacy on their behalf.
  • No personal or political agenda.  A qualified school board candidate should be passionate about moving the district  forward. To accomplish this, a candidate needs to be an innovative problem solver who's effective in building consensus and isn't adverse to change and reform.
  • Appreciate diversity.  A qualified candidate values the diversity of cultures and demonstrates a willingness to address the social needs of all children and their families.
  • Understanding budget and finances.  Qualified school board candidates must understand their role as fiscal managers of the district with the responsiblity of dedicating resources to the priorities of the district while maintaining a balanced budget.
  • Know educational policy.  A qualified school board candidate should be somewhat familiar with education policy and the role of the school board in policy making.
  • Demonstrate integrity.  A qualified school board candidate must be a person who had demonstrated honesty, integrity and trustworthiness and adheres to a high ethical standard.
  • Understands community outreach.  A qualified school board candidate understands the importance of engaging the community in the school board's decision-making process.
  • Expects accountability.  A qualified school board candidate must be able to hold the superintendent accountable to the goals of the district and in turn recognize they are accountable to the community.

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