Frequently Asked Questions
|I work as a teacher, can I be a candidate as a District Education Councillor?|
|How can I get more information about what I will do if I win the election for District Education Councillor?|
Q. I work as a teacher, can I be a candidate as a District Education Councillor?
A. No. The following persons are not eligible to be a candidate for any District Education Council election:
- superintendents, directors of education and other administrative and supervisory personnel;
- school bus drivers;
- building maintenance personnel, including custodians;
- secretaries and clerks;
- teachers, meaning persons holding a teacher’s certificate issued by the Minister and employed in the delivery of public education as a teacher, a principal, a vice-principal, a superintendent, a director of education or a district supervisor of instruction;
- persons other than teachers engaged to assist in the delivery of programs and services to pupils;
- other persons engaged in support areas such as social services, health services, psychology and guidance;
- employees of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development;
- a judge;
- an election officer; or
- a person who has been disqualified from holding an elected office under federal, provincial, or municipal election laws.
Q. How can I get more information about what I will do if I win the election for District Education Councillor?
A. For information on the role of District Education Councils, contact your local school district office, or the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, at 506 453-2618, or their website.