Be a leader in your community - become a school trustee

School board elections take place on October 16, 2017.
If you're passionate about kids and public education, you may want to consider running for school trustee. 

Do I have what it takes to be a school board trustee? 
Successful school board trustees put the needs of students first. They run for office because they passionately believe a quality education is one of the most important things a community can do for it's students. 

Do I need to be an expert in education?
No, you don't. The school board trustee does not serve as a professional educator or as the spokesperson for a particular interest group or religion. The ideal school board includes people from all aspects of life and is as representative as possible of the community it serves. 

How do I become a candidate?
Candidates must submit a completed nomination package to PHPS Regional Office, located at 5310 - 49 Street in Barrhead on nomination day,
Monday, September 18 between 10 am and noon. ​Candidate packages will be available for pickup at Regional Office, and online by June 15 at

To learn more about the role of a school board trustee visit the Alberta School Boards Association website
For more information on the 2017 school board election visit or watch this "Trusteeship 101" video by PHPS trustees. 

Published May 26, 2017