District Information

 Petitions of Nomination for Member of Board of Education

Petitions of Nomination for Member of Board of Education are available in the District Clerks office at 580 White Plains Road, Eastchester.

The candidate must submit a petition that is signed by a set number of residents. That number must be at least two percent of the number of voters who voted in the previous annual election of school board members. For specific information on the number of signatures required, contact the District Clerk at 793-6130, ext. 4212..

The petition must be returned no later than 30 days before the annual election. Return petitions to the District Clerk between 8 am and 5 pm.

Qualifications for running for the school board include, but are not limited to the following. A candidate must:

  • Be a qualified voter of the school district
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be and have been a resident of the district for a continuous and uninterrupted period of at least one year immediately before the election
  • Be able to read and write
  • Not be a current employee of the school board