Although the Aurora Public Schools Board of Education election is not
until November 4, potential candidates must begin the nomination process
Beginning August 6, candidate packets will be available at the Aurora
Public Schools Administration Building, 1085 Peoria Street, in Aurora,
in the Office of the Superintendent. The packets include a notice of
intention to become a candidate and a nomination petition. Office hours
are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Completed petitions
must be submitted by the close of business on August 29.
A Candidate Forum is scheduled for 7 p.m. on August 12 in the Board
of Education room at the Aurora Public Schools Administration Building,
1085 Peoria Street. The forum will provide an opportunity for citizens
to meet current board members, ask questions about the election process,
and learn more about school board member responsibilities.
To be qualified, a candidate must have been a registered elector and
a resident of the Aurora Public Schools district for at least 12 consecutive
months before the election. A person is ineligible to run for the Board
if he or she has been convicted of committing a sexual offense against
On November 4, three directors will be elected at-large to the seven-member
board, each to serve a four-year term.
- Board Member Debbie Barton is up for re-election. She has completed
one term on the Board, which began in 1999.
- The seat held by Board Member Marc Huebl is up for election. Huebl
was appointed to the Board in June following former Board Member Larry
Yates’ resignation. Huebl’s appointment ends in November.
- Board Member Patricia Lord’s seat is up for election. Lord
has served on the Board since 1983 and cannot run in November due
to term limits.
If you need additional information, please call 303-344-8060, ext.