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School Council Elections
Yukon school council elections will be held on May 7. Being a member of the school council is a great way to be more involved with your child’s school. The term is for two years beginning at the start of the next school year. The nomination process is now open and will close at Noon on April 26.
Nomination forms are available at schools, Elections Yukon office in the lower level of the Yukon Government Administration Building on Second Avenue, or from Returning Officers.
Eligibility to run as a candidate for school council has the same qualifications as eligibility to vote in school council elections. For schools established on the basis of religion, there are additional qualifications. For a list of eligibility requirements see www.electionsyk.ca
An easy to read flowchart to see the qualifications for voting at school council elections for Catholic schools is available here.
Note to Candidates
If you wish to submit a biography and/or statement for publication on this website, please email them to email@example.com. They will be published after the nomination process closes.
Elections Yukon office:
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Christ the King Elementary School: Wendy Solonick
Holy Family Elementary School: Kathy O'Donovan
Vanier Catholic Secondary School: Chris Nemeth
Elections Yukon office has contact information for Returning Officers.
Catholic Episcopal Corporation of Whitehorse:
Email address: email@example.com
Legislation and Policy Related to School Council Elections
1) For the Education Act, see www.gov.yk.ca/legislation/acts/education_c.pdf
2) For the Separate School Regulation, see www.gov.yk.ca/legislation/regs/oic1991_231.pdf
3) For Yukon Education policy on Eligibility to Vote in School Board and School Council Elections, click here.