School Board member job description



  • Develops and adopts policies for the operation of the schools.
  • Employs a superintendent to provide educational leadership for the district.
  • Provides materials, equipment, supplies and facilities to support an effective educational program.
  • Represents the views of the school district community on educational issues.
  • Provides equal educational opportunities for every child in accordance with state and federal statutes.


  • At least 21 years old upon assuming office.
  • Has maintained residence in their district for at least 30 days before the general election.
  • Has not filed for another office in the upcoming primary or general election.
  • Eligible to vote in Minnesota.
  • Has not been convicted of an offense for which they are required to register as a predatory offender under M.S. 243.166.


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