QUALIFICATIONS FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS
Persons eligible to serve as members of the School Board shall have the following minimum qualifications:
A School Board member shall have attained the age of eighteen
A School Board member shall be a resident of the election district
for the preceding year.
A School Board member shall have resided in the state for the
preceding two (2) years.
A School Board member shall be able to read and write.
A School Board member shall not be serving on certain other
boards specified in the Constitution of Louisiana.
A School Board member shall have affirmed to the prescribed oath.
It is desirable that members of the School Board have a genuine interest in and devotion to public education; a willingness to give time and effort to the work; a capacity for understanding people; and the ability to work cooperatively with others.
Each School Board member should recognize that he/she is a public official charged with an important responsibility. In view of the fact that School Board members are elected to their position, each member has a responsibility to the voters who have elected him/her; however, representation should serve the best interest of the school system as a whole rather than that of a single district.
Ref: Constitution of Louisiana, Art. VIII, Sec. 8(a)
La. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§17:52, 17:71.2, 17:71.3, 42:141
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