How to Run for School Board

Our local school boards are composed of dedicated community members who volunteer their time to work with stakeholders to set policy within the statutes enacted by the State of Pennsylvania. 

Please visit the Pennsylvania School Boards Association for comprehensive information on topics such as:

  • What is a school board
  • Who is eligible to run for school board
  • School board member responsibilities
  • How and when school board members are elected
  • How to become a school board candidate
  • Best practices for running for school board

CAPS also recommends checking out their Frequently Asked Questions.