Pattonville will host a Pre-Candidate Forum for those interested in running for a seat on the district’s board of education. The forum is set for 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17.
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. 15, and ends at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. 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. Two positions are available with three-year terms during the April 6, 2021, election. Board members whose terms are expiring are Amanda Lienau Purnell and Jeanne Schottmueller.
Everyone is required to wear a mask while in the building. Please do not come in to file if you have COVID-19 symptoms or have received a positive COVID-19 test and/or have been told to quarantine at home. To see all COVID-19 restrictions and precautions, please visit the Pattonville Returns website.
For information on qualifications and training requirements, go online at www.psdr3.org/admin/school_board/.