IMPORTANT MESSAGE REGARDING EMAIL SENT TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION: Please be advised that all emails sent to the Board of Education are not private and confidential communications and may be subject to public observation and scrutiny as required by law. Any discussion of matters relating to staff, students, or wherein reputations, privacy or personnel matters are discussed will not be received and are prohibited. Any resident seeking an immediate response to a concern should call a member of the Board of Education at the numbers listed above or the Superintendent of Schools at (631) 266-5402 .
The Elwood Board of Education consists of five members, each elected by the registered voters of the district for a three year term and serving without pay. The Board represents the residents of the school district, is the legislative and policy making body responsible for all regulations governing public education within district schools, and delegates the overall management of these policies to the Superintendent of Schools as its Chief Executive Officer.
The Board of Education holds its regular monthly business meetings on the third Thursday of the month. Board of Education worksession meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month. Changes in the meeting schedule are noted in the calendar or otherwise posted. In addition, other special meetings may be held. All regular meetings start at 7:30 p.m. and are held at the Elwood Middle School. You are urged to attend these meetings as one means of keeping informed about school district matters. There is usually time on every meeting's agenda for residents to express views or ask questions.
Information about becoming a Board of Education member:
Policy 2120 "School Board Elections"
Policy 1050 "Annual District Election and Budget Vote"
New York; Education Law section 2018: Nomination of candidates...
2017 School Board Election Information:
Extension of Nominating Petition Deadline
In accordance with Education Law Section 2018, as a result of the withdrawal of a petition for the Board of Education seat currently held by Julia Fried, the deadline for a prospective board candidate to file a nominating petition to run for the aforesaid seat is automatically extended to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Any such petition must be submitted to the office of the District Clerk by this deadline.
For further information, please contact Nancy Mancini, District Clerk, at 631-266-5400, ext. 453