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Be a leader in your community - become a school trustee

School board elections take place on October 16, 2017.
If you're passionate about kids and public education, you may want to consider running for school trustee. 

Do I have what it takes to be a school board trustee? 
Successful school board trustees put the needs of students first. They run for office because they passionately believe a quality education is one of the most important things a community can do for it's students. 

Do I need to be an expert in education?
No, you don't. The school board trustee does not serve as a professional educator or as the spokesperson for a particular interest group or religion. The ideal school board includes people from all aspects of life and is as representative as possible of the community it serves. 

How do I become a candidate?
Candidates must submit a completed nomination package to PHPS Regional Office, located at 5310 - 49 Street in Barrhead on nomination day,
Monday, September 18 between 10 am and noon. ​Candidate packages will be available for pickup at Regional Office, and online by June 15 at www.phrd.ab.ca/Election2017.php.

To learn more about the role of a school board trustee visit the Alberta School Boards Association website
For more information on the 2017 school board election visit www.asba.ab.ca/trustee-election/ or watch this "Trusteeship 101" video by PHPS trustees. 

Published May 26, 2017