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April 20, 2016 - BOE candidates announced

On Tuesday, May 17, Valley Central voters will choose three district residents to serve on the Valley Central Board of Education from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2019.


Five residents have announced their candidacy for the three vacant seats. The candidates are (in ballot order):

Chris Ann Harper
Sarah Messing
Bradley Conklin
Nicole Estrada
Joseph Byrne

Keep an eye on Valley Central School District’s  website for more information about our candidates. A “ Meet the Candidates Night” will be held on May 5 at 7 p.m. in Berea Elementary School. The Valley Central Board of Education is comprised of seven school district residents elected by voters. Each board member is elected to a three-year term.


The Board is the official policy-making body of the school district. It is responsible for carrying out the laws and regulations pertaining to the education of children living within the district. The Board adopts district policy, curriculum, programs of study, and approves the hiring of all personnel, as well as establishing the conditions of employment. The Board is also responsible for maintaining district facilities, establishing an annual budget, and setting a tax levy.