Section 2 - Board of Education

  • Policy 2:50


    Board Member Term of Office


    The term of office for a School Board member begins immediately after both of the following occur:

    1. The election authority canvasses the votes and declares the winner(s); this occurs within 21 days after the consolidated election held on the first Tuesday in April in odd-numbered years.
    2. The successful candidate takes the oath of office as provided in Board policy 2:80, Board Member Oath and Conduct.

    The term ends 4 years later when the successor assumes office.

    LEGAL REF.:         10 ILCS 5/2A-1.1, 5/22-17, and 5/22-18.

    105 ILCS 5/10-10, 5/10-16, and 5/10-16.5.

    CROSS REF.:         2:30 (School District Elections), 2:80 (Board Member Oath and Conduct), 2:210 (Organizational School Board Meeting)

    Adopted:                June 22, 2020