Valley Park Board of Education

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  • Board of Education Belief Statement

    The Board of Education believes that the schools exist for the benefit of all students and that the schools belong to the people.

  • Roles and Qualifications

    • The Board of Education is the corporate policy-making body of the District.
    • The Board serves within the framework provided the law and the will of the local citizenry.
    • The Board is governed by the Missouri General Assembly through the State Board of Education.
    • The Board of Education is composed of seven members each of whom serves a three-year term without pay. Terms are staggered so voters elect either two or three positions each year.
    • The Board election is held on a municipal Election Day, the first Tuesday in April. Board members are elected at-large. This means they do not serve a particular geographical area, but rather the entire population of residents.
    • Members of the Board shall be citizens of the United States and resident taxpayers of the District. Members shall be at least 24 years of age.