Becoming a School Board Director

Are you interested in serving as a School Board Director?

Being a school board director is a great way to give back to the community and to help ensure children get a good education.  School board directors are publicly elected officials - parents and grandparents, young people and senior citizens, and community members from all walks of life.

What does a school board do?

School directors work together to oversee the school district.  Together their primary responsibilities are:
- Hire, supervise and evaluate the superintendent
- Set the vision, mission and strategic goals for the district
- Review, revise and adopt policies
- Serve as community representatives
- Monitor the district's progress towards its goals

School directors work together to oversee the school district. As a board, their primary responsibilities are:
• Hire, supervise and evaluate the superintendent • Set the vision, mission and strategic goals
for the district
• Review, revise and adopt policies • Establish and oversee the budget • Serve as community representatives • Monitor the district’s progress towards its goals

How Many school board directors are in North Kitsap?

North Kitsap has five director positions, each representing one of 5 districts.  Board positions are 4 year terms and are on rotating election years.  
The Washington State School Directors Association (WSSDA) has the following resources for interested candidates:

School Board Candidates
Candidate Workshops
For New School Directors
Get on Board Flyer

View the director district map or read the legal description of boundaries to find out what district you reside in.

File to become a candidate for school board director by visiting the Kitsap County Auditor Elections website.

Get on Board

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