Board Filing, 2021

District Shares Information on Filing for Board of Education
This is the image for the news article titled District Shares Information on Filing for Board of EducationWe will accept declarations of candidacy for any person interested in running for a position on the Board of Education in the April 6, 2021 election. 

There are two positions available with 3-year terms and interested persons may file at the district office, located at 7703 NW Barry Road, Kansas City, MO 64153. For more information contact Opal Hibbs, Board Secretary at 816-359-4050.

Filing will begin on December 22, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. and will end on January 19, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Candidates may file Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Candidates may obtain the official candidate filing packet of forms and instructions in advance from the Board secretary

Candidates filing at the district office must wear a mask and follow physical distancing rules. Please stay home and do not enter if you have any signs or symptoms of illness, including fever, cough, rash, sore throat, shortness of breath, diarrhea, nausea/vomiting, fatigue, headache, muscle pain, lack of appetite, or loss of taste or smell.

Except for the first and last day of filing, we cannot accept candidate filings on days that the district office is closed due to inclement weather or other health-related reasons. We also cannot accept filings between December 23 and January 1, when the district office is closed for winter break. If the district office closes due to COVID-19 related issues, those interested in filing should contact the Board secretary to make an appointment.

On December 22, 2020 the district shall clearly designate where candidates shall form a line to file for office and determine the order of such filings. Candidates filing on the last day, Jan. 19, 2021, should arrive by 4:30 p.m. to make sure the filing process is completed by the 5:00 p.m. deadline.

Where to file
Park Hill School District Office
7703 NW Barry Road
Kansas City, MO 64153
(816) 359-4050

When to file
Filing opens on Dec. 22. at 8 a.m. and closes on Jan. 19, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Please note that the district office will not be accepting candidate filings on the following dates or days listed below:
  • Saturdays and Sundays
  • Any date/day the district office closes due to inclement weather or health-related concerns
  • Dec. 23 through Jan. 1 (winter break)

Placement on the ballot
Order of filing will determine the placement on the ballot. This is in accordance with Board Policy BBB-School Board Elections and Section 115.395.2, RSMo.

Public notice (PDF)

The Missouri School Boards Association has some resources to help interested candidates navigate the process of running for the Board.