Candidate Information

  • The Fort Edward BOE is seeking a qualified candidate to fill an open Board of Education seat through the next general election in May 2022. Preference will be given to former members and past candidates who have shown a desire to serve on the Board. If you are interested in serving and being considered for this position, please submit a letter of interest to Tobie Bessette, Clerk of the Board by Close of Business Sept 7, 2021

    Qualifications - A school board candidate must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old, qualified voters in the school district and able to read and write. They must be residents of the Fort Edward Union Free School District continuously for one year at the time of appointment.  At the time when the board member takes office, they  cannot be employed by the board on which they serve or live in the same household with a family member who is also a member of the same school board.