Who should be a trustee?
Are you interested in education?
Are you a strong advocate for children?
Are you a good communicator?
If you know someone who answers yes to the above questions, they would make an excellent candidate for school trustee in the upcoming municipal election.
A school trustee is an advocate for education and an advocate for children.
Trustees are also politicians, lobbyists, policy makers and legislators.
School trustees have an important role in ensuring that education is given a high priority and that the community is kept informed of public education’s accomplishments.
Trustees are responsible for communicating with municipal and provincial levels of government to ensure that those who influence funding and other resources hear the needs of our community.
If you know someone that has a passion for children and a commitment to maintaining a strong public education system in Elk Island encourage them to run for trustee.