|Pattonville to host Pre-Candidate Forum on Nov. 19|
|Monday, November 4, 2019|
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. 19 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 ballot issues and school board, time commitments and state-required training.
Filing for positions on the Pattonville Board of Education begins at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 17, and ends at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. Persons interested in running for a position on the Pattonville school board may file in the superintendent’s office located at the Pattonville Learning Center, 11097 St. Charles Rock Road in St. Ann. Three positions are available with three-year terms during the April 7, 2020, election. Board members whose terms are expiring are Andrea Glenn, Dr. Brian Gray and Mindy Ridings.
After opening filing day, filing will continue Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Except for the first and last day of filing, filing will not occur on days that the school district’s central offices are closed due to inclement weather. Candidates should call (314) 213-8001 to inquire if offices are open. Filing will also not occur on the following holidays and breaks, when the superintendent’s office will be closed: Dec. 23 through Jan. 3, 2020, and Jan. 20, 2020.
For information on qualifications and training requirements, go online at www.psdr3.org/admin/school_board/.