St. Joseph School Board Candidate Information

St. Joseph School Board Candidate Information
Posted on 11/16/2021
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The St. Joseph School District will accept declaration of candidacy from any person interested and qualified per state statues and Board policy BBBA, in running for a position on the St. Joseph School District Board of Education in the April 5, 2022 election. Two positions are available with three-year terms.

It is important for candidates to know a bill passed by the Missouri Legislature last session will shorten the filing period for the upcoming school board election. Those interested will have 13 days to file for candidacy.

Filing will begin on Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 8:00 a.m. and will continue during regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the former Noyes Elementary School at 1415 N. 26th Street, 2nd floor in the Board Secretary/Superintendent offices. Candidates should enter the building through Door #7 located off the parking lot. 

Filing will not occur on days when the District Administration offices are closed due to holidays, inclement weather or in the event of closure due to COVID. Candidates can call 816-671-4003 or email donnabaker@sjsd.k12.mo.us to inquire if offices are open. 

The Board’s Policy Committee discussed the filing period change at its November 11th meeting. The full Board will vote to accept the policy update at its Nov. 29 meeting at 5:30 p.m. 

School Board Filing will occur on the following dates: 
December 7 – 8am-4pm
December 8, 9, 10 – 8:30am-4pm
December 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 – 8:30am-4pm
December 20, 21, 22 – 8:30am-4pm 
December 28 – 3-5pm (Only)


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