2:40 - Qualifications of a Member of the Board of Education

Policy 2:40

Board of Education

Board Member Qualifications

A member of the Board of Education must be, on the date of election or appointment, a United States citizen, at least 18 years of age, a resident of Illinois and the District for at least one year immediately preceding the election, and a registered voter.

Reasons making an individual ineligible for Board membership include holding an incompatible office and certain types of state or federal employment. A child sex offender, as defined in state law, is ineligible for School Board membership.

Adopted: March 20, 2006
Revised: November 16, 2015; December 13, 2021

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