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Workshops for School Board Candidates Set for Nine Areas of the State

June 13, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

The Washington State School Directors’ Association will hold nine school board candidate workshops during June. The free workshops cover a variety of topics on the work of boards including responsibilities legal requirements and an overview of education initiatives.”Citizen school boards are the heart of our public education system” said Debra Long President of the school boards’ association and a local board member. “Board members are the vital link between the community and classroom. These popular workshops help candidates understand what school boards do and how the best ones operate.”Workshops are scheduled for 7-9 pm in:Yakima Thursday June 13 ESD105 Yakima Room 33 South 2nd Ave.Each two-hour workshop will be led by experts on Washington’s local school boards. The workshops are meant to increase understanding of the work of school boards. They do not provide advice on how to run an election campaign.In Washington State local school board elections occur in odd-numbered years. In 2013 more than 680 of the state’s 1477 local school board positions are subject to election.More details on the location of the meetings and on-line registration are available at


June 13, 2013
7:00 PM
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