|Pattonville hosts Pre-Candidate Forum on Nov. 21|
|Wednesday, November 15, 2017|
Pattonville will host a “Pre-Candidate Forum” for persons interested in running for a seat on the Pattonville Board of Education. The forum is set from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 21 at the Pattonville Learning Center, 11097 St. Charles Rock Road in St. Ann. Those interested in attending should RSVP by calling (314) 213-8001.
Participants will learn about topics related to serving on a Board of Education, including what a school board does, characteristics of an effective school board, board relationships and governance, expectations of board members, strategic planning, history of Pattonville board and bond issues, time commitments and state-required training.
Filing for positions on the Board of Education begins at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Dec.12 and ends at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Jan.16. Candidates may file to run for office during normal business hours, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Pattonville Learning Center. Two seats on the board will be up for election on the April 3, 2018 election ballot. Each position is for a three-year term. For information on qualifications and training requirements, go online at www.psdr3.org/admin/school_board/.