Generally, school board candidates must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old, qualified voters in the school district and able to read and write. They must be residents of their districts continuously for one year (as little as 30 days or as long as three years in some city school districts) before the election. They cannot be employed by the board on which they serve or live in the same household with a family member who is also a member of the same school board.
2023 Dates to Remember
April 17 Petition must be filed for central, union free and common school districts
May 16 Budget Vote & Election Day
June 20 Budget Revote
2023 Running for the School Board Brochure (PDF)
-Above Information taken from the New York School Boards Association website