Prospective Board Candidate Information

Important Dates for Prospective BOE Candidates:

March 2023 - Nominating petitions available for parties interested in running for a seat on the Board of Education. Please contact the School District Clerk in the VVS District Office at 315-829-2520 ext. 7101.

Late April 2023 - Nominating petitions must be filed with the School District Clerk by 5:00 PM. Contact the District Clerk at 315-829-2520 ext. 7101.

Early May 2023 - Public hearing for the 2023/2024 budget. 

Tuesday, May 16, 2023 - Board of Education Election & Budget Vote - 12 Noon - 9PM.

Wednesday, May 17, 2023 - 7:00 PM, the Board of Education meets to declare the results of the canvas of the rolls and to approve the result of the budget vote and the election results and further direct the Clerk to notify the person selected in accordance with Section 2610. Subsection 5 of Education Law.


Mandatory NYS Training: As a new school board member, there are two mandated training sessions that all new school board members must complete by the end of their first year of service:

  • New School Board of Education Training (6 hours)
  • Fiscal Oversign Training (6 hours)