There are eleven Coconino County School Districts with governing board vacancies for the November 6 election.
According to a Coconino County press release, county Superintendent of Schools, Risha VanderWey is encouraging residents to get involved in local education by running as volunteer school board members to help shape policies impacting education.
To be eligible, candidates must be registered voters in the state of Arizona and residents of the school district they are running for, for at least one year prior to the November 6 election. Candidates or their spouses may not be an employee of the district.
Nomination packets can be found online at http://coconino.az.gov/1939/2018-School-Board-Elections.
Packets can only be turned in between July 9, 2018 through August 8, 2018.
For more information or to request a packet by mail, please call Elizabeth Sorg at 928-679-8070 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below is a list of the Northern Arizona districts with seats available:
Flagstaff Unified School District (two seats);
Williams Unified School District (two seats);
Grand Canyon Unified School District (three seats);
Page Unified School District (three seats);
Maine Consolidated Unified School District (four seats);
Tuba City Unified School District (two seats);
Coconino Community College District 5 (one seat);
Coconino Association for Vocations, Industry and Technology (CAVIAT) Fredonia, Grand Canyon, Williams, and Page; and
Northeast Arizona Technological Institute of Vocational Education (NATIVE) Tuba City.