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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 16 : Education

Chapter 009 : School Districts

Subchapter 004 : Other Provisions

(Cite as: 16 V.S.A. § 558)
  • § 558. Eligibility for election to a school board; employment of school board members

    (a) A legal voter in a school district shall be eligible for election to a school board; however, a member of a school board may not be regularly employed by the school district or by a school district within the same supervisory union, or by the same supervisory union during the board member’s term of office.

    (b) The Secretary may waive the provisions of this section for employment of a specific individual as a substitute teacher, coach, or supervisor of extracurricular activities for a period not to exceed one year, which may be renewed if the school district or supervisory union is unable to hire another qualified person through no fault of its own. (Added 1969, No. 298 (Adj. Sess.), § 35; amended 1989, No. 188 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 2013, No. 92 (Adj. Sess.), § 65, eff. Feb. 14, 2014.)