Michigan State Board of Education, Member 5

Employer / Organization

Michigan

Next Election

Nov 08, 2016

Filing Window

Jun 21, 2016 - Jul 21, 2016

Description

State School Board Members establish a shared vision for schools of the State. This vision that they create, reflects a consensus of the board, community and district staff. The State School Board has a wide variety of additional responsibilities, such as adopting annual budgets and issuing interim financial reports, adopting the school calendar, negotiating contracts with employees (including the hiring of superintendents), approving curriculum materials and closing or constructing schools. The State School Board Members serve 8 year terms.

Application Guidelines
To file for this position follow these three steps: 1) Contact the Michigan Secretary of State's Office to confirm that your registered address qualifies you for the position you intend to run for, and that you meet other office specific qualifications. 2) Complete the required candidacy paperwork including petition requirements, a filing fee, campaign finance forms and other office specific requirements. Next file these papers with the county clerk or the Michigan Secretary of State's Office depending on the type of district you plan to run in. 3) Submit the filing paperwork with the required amount of signatures by the filing window deadline to the applicable election official in order to appear on the general election ballot in November. Listed below is the phone number and address of the Michigan Secretary of State's Office, which serves as the point of contact for any questions or concerns.

Submit application to:
Michigan Secretary of State's Office - Elections Division, 430 West Allegan, Lansing, Michigan, 48918, US