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Nominating Petitions Available

The qualifications for a member of the Board of Education are that the individual:

1. must be able to read and write;

2. must be a qualified voter of the District; that is, a citizen of the United States, at least 18 years of age or older, and not adjudged to be an incompetent, (Note: a convicted felon is barred from running for a seat on a Board of Education if his or her maximum prison sentence has not expired or if he or she has not been pardoned or discharged from parole);

3. must be and have been a resident of the School District for at least one year prior to election;

4. may not have been removed from any School District office within the preceding year;

5. may not reside with another member of the same school board as a member of the same family;

6. may not be a current employee of the School District; and

7. may not simultaneously hold another incompatible public office.