BOE candidate information

Interested in running for a seat on the Monroe-Woodbury Central School District Board of Education? Three positions become available annually; all are for three year terms.


To run for the Board of Education, candidates must file a petition signed by registered voters residing within the Monroe-Woodbury Central School District. For the May 2020 election, petitions must be signed by a minimum of 32 registered voters.

Petitions must be picked up in person. They are available from the District Clerk at the Education Center, 278 Route 32, Central Valley, beginning on Monday, March 2, 2020. Completed submissions must be submitted to the District Clerk no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, April 20, 2020.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Must be able to read and write
  • Must be a qualified voter of the district; that is, a citizen of the United States and at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a resident of the School District for at least one year prior to the election
  • No more than one member of a family may be a member of the same Board of Education in any school district.
  • May not hold another public office which is incompatible with Board of Education service
  • If removed from office, a member is ineligible to be appointed or elected to the Board of Education for one year from the date of removal.
  • May not be an employee of the school district except as permitted by law

For detailed information on campaign expenditures, review the entire Board of Education Policy #2300.

For additional information about recent and upcoming Board meetings, visit BoardDocs.