Running for School Board
If you are serious about making a change, the place to start is right here at the local level: Run for School Board Trustee. Trustees work with the parents, teachers, district staff and board colleagues – to define and achieve the board’s goals and objectives. If you believe in protecting and improving public education, you can make an impact right now. Remember, Change Begins Locally.
If you are tired of standing by while others take action, step forward and submit a declaration of candidacy now. Trustee positions are available for Coeur d'Alene, Post Falls and Lakeland school districts. The time to start is now. The election is May 16. Go to your district's website for more information. REMEMBER: The deadline to file is Mar 17; the election is May 16.
Serving on your school board is a great starting point if you have any intentions of running for higher office. It is also important that our school boards include representatives who hold progressive values. The health of our public school system depends on it.
So don't delay, the time is now! A great resource for potential school board candidates is www.runningforschoolboard.info.
I might be able to answer some of your questions. Please contact me: 755-9590.
If Running isn't Right for You
If running for school board is too daunting, put your initiative to work by helping a school board candidate run for office. Candidates need help with with fundraising, literature distribution, messaging, strategy and everything else involved in campaigning.
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