School Board Filing Dates Announced
Coppell Independent School District Board of Trustee elections are coming up in May with early voting set for April 26. Trustee packets are now available at the Vonita White Administration Building/200 South Denton Tap Road/Coppell, TX. from 8 AM – 4:30 PM Monday –Friday to any CISD resident who is interested in applying for a seat on the CISD school board. The application period extends from February 5 – March 6 and three board seats are up for re-election this year (Susie Kemp/Place 1, David Apple/Place 2, and Anthony Hill/Place 3) and all incumbents have declared their plans to seek re-election for another three-year term. To learn more about the rewards and demands of service as a school board member, prospective candidates have two options: attend the following local school board candidate workshop or view the online candidate training video located on the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) web site at http://www.tasb.org/ :
CISD Local WorkshopThursday, February 25, 2010 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Vonita White Administration Building200 South Denton Tap Rd./Coppell, TXPH.: 214.496.8002
During the local workshop, interested community members and individuals in attendance will gain a better understanding of what is involved in being elected and serving as a trustee. Experienced school board members and Coppell ISD administrators will explain the board member's key responsibilities,outline the qualifications necessary for effective service, clarify the division of authority with staff, explain the “ins and outs” of an effective/constructive campaign, where to find more information, and answer any questions.
For more information please contact Mrs. Kay Ryon in the CISD Superintendent's office at 214.496.8002 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.