Call for Nominations for School Directors for the APS Board of Education Election

gavelThe Board of Education of the Joint School District No. 28J of the Counties of Adams and Arapahoe Colorado, aka Aurora Public Schools, calls for nominations of candidates for school directors to be placed on the ballot for the regular biennial school election to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017.

At this election, four directors will be elected at-large to the seven-member board, each to serve a four-year term. To be qualified, a candidate must have been a registered voter 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 school director who has been convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child.

A person who desires to be a candidate for school director must file a written notice of intention to be a candidate and
a nomination petition in accordance with law. These documents will be included in the candidate packets, which will
be available beginning Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.

Potential candidates may obtain candidate packets at the APS Office of Legal Counsel, 15701 E. 1st Ave., Suite 100,
Aurora, CO 80011 (303-326-1800). Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Nomination petitions must be signed by at least 50 residents of the Aurora Public Schools District who are registered
to vote. Completed petitions must be submitted by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Board of Education of the Joint School District No. 28J of the counties of Adams
and Arapahoe Colorado, aka Aurora Public Schools, has caused this call for nominations to be given this 10th Day of
Aug., 2017.


  • Four board of education director seats open
  • Candidate packets available Aug. 9, 2017
  • Completed petitions due Sept. 1, 2017
  • Election date Nov. 7, 2017