√ Setting direction;
√ Establishing an effective and
√ Providing support;
√ Ensuring accountability;
√ Providing community
leadership as advocates
for children, the school district
and public schools.
These five responsibilities represent core functions that are so fundamental to a school system’s accountability to the public that they can only be performed by an elected governing body. Authority is granted to the board as a whole, not each member individually. Therefore, board members fulfill these responsibilities by working together as a governance team with the superintendent to make decisions that will best serve all the students in the community.
√ 18 years of age or older;
√ Citizen of California;
√ Resident of the school district;
√ Registered voter;
√ Not legally disqualified from holding civil office.
If you are interested in running for your local school board
candidacy filing dates are July 13, 2020, through August 7, 2020.
For more information click: County of Kings Elections Department