Interested in Running for School Board
School Governing Board Qualifications
Pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes ARS 15-421 (C), a person is eligible to run for a school governing board seat in Arizona when they meet the following qualifications:
Registered voter in the state of Arizona
Resident of the school district for at least one year immediately preceding the day of election
School governing board members cannot be an employee of the school district or be a spouse of a school district employee, including a person who directly provides certified or classified services to the school district as an employee of a third-party contractor.
Statement of Interest
According to ARS 16-311 (H), candidates must file a Statement of Interest with the Office of the Maricopa County School Superintendent before collecting nomination petition signatures. Download the Statement of Interest form.
View the current list of candidates who have filed Statements of Interest for 2024.