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Feb. 8, 2021: Have you considered running for the board of education?

Jamesville-DeWitt Central School District residents will elect three individuals to the J-D Board of Education on May 18.  

The following incumbents’ terms expire on June 30: Dana Corcoran, Wendy Rhodes and Juanita Rivera-Ortiz.

Anyone interested in running for the board must submit a petition for nomination of a candidate. Petitions are available by calling Tish Hauser in the J-D Superintendent’s Office at 315-445-8304. 

The number of signatures required to nominate a candidate is 25, and petitions must be filed with the district clerk at the J-D District Office by 5 p.m. April 19.

All board of education members in New York state must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be a qualified voter of the district:

  • Be a district resident for at least one year, 

  • A U.S. citizen, 

  • A minimum of 18 years of age and 

  • Be able to read and write.

Please feel free to contact any current board member or the superintendent if you have questions.



Dr. Peter Smith, Superintendent

P.O. Box 606
DeWitt, NY 13214

Phone: (315) 445-8300

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