Meet the Candidates

The Canastota CSD Board of Education is comprised of seven school district residents elected by voters. Each board member is elected to a three-year term. Board members are not financially compensated.
The board is the official policy-making body of the school district. It is responsible for carrying out the laws and regulations pertaining to the education of students within the district. The board establishes district policy, reviews curriculum and programs of study, and approves the hiring of all personnel, as well as establishing the conditions of employment. The board is also responsible for developing an annual budget for public approval.
To qualify for school board membership, an individual:
  •  Must be a qualified voter of the school district;
  •  Must be able to read and write;
  •  Must be a resident of the district for at least one year prior to the election;
  •  May not be employed by the board on which they intend to serve;
  •  Must not have been removed from any school district office within the preceding year;
  •  May not reside in the same household with a family member who is also a member of the same school board;
  •  Must not simultaneously hold another incompatible public office;
Prospective school board members are encouraged to visit the New York State School Boards Association website to learn more about the school board election process.
* The candidate bios are provided for informational purposes only, and do not imply any endorsement by the Canastota Central School District. The information provided in these candidate bios comes directly from each candidate. Any views and opinions expressed in the candidate bios are solely those of the candidates, and do not reflect the official position of the Canastota Central School District